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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.

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

UTC time = Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 3:18:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 95%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 15:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 46' North, Longitude: 151° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.59 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"1001.12 miWest0° 11' 01.7"12.63 miNorth1001.04 mi
24 hours10° 51' 56.6"747.79 miEast4° 13' 11.1"289.98 miNorth798.83 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 AM193 km120 miles104 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirMon 2:18 AM760 km472 miles411 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 1:18 AM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorthwest NW
JayapuraMon 12:18 AM1502 km933 miles811 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 1:18 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 3:18 AM1863 km1157 miles1006 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokMon 12:18 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmWest W
HoniaraMon 2:18 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariMon 12:18 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 3:18 AM2217 km1377 miles1197 nmEast E

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