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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: 77%

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 Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' North, Longitude: 147° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.90 meters/second, 1551.2 km/hour, 963.9 miles/hour or 837.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.2"963.71 miwest0° 06' 56.7"7.96 minorth963.45 mi
24 hours11° 16' 17.2"747.40 mieast2° 24' 25.7"165.56 minorth760.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 3:20 AM1216 km756 miles657 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 3:20 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayWed 2:20 AM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Wed 6:20 AM3392 km2107 miles1831 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 6:20 AM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 1:20 AM3666 km2278 miles1980 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteWed 3:20 AM3780 km2349 miles2041 nmSouth S
Las Vegas *Wed 6:20 AM3852 km2393 miles2080 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoThu 2:20 AM3887 km2415 miles2099 nmSouthwest SW
HermosilloWed 6:20 AM3971 km2467 miles2144 nmEast-northeast ENE
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