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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 47' North, Longitude: 151° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.7"1001.19 miwest0° 11' 01.7"12.63 minorth1001.10 mi
24 hours10° 51' 56.6"747.84 mieast4° 13' 09.8"289.98 minorth798.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WenoMon 1:18 AM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 2:18 AM790 km491 miles427 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 1:18 AM1101 km684 miles595 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraMon 12:18 AM1478 km918 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 1:18 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MelekeokMon 12:18 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest W
YarenMon 3:18 AM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraMon 2:18 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 12:18 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 3:18 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmEast E
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