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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: 68%

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 Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 150° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.67 meters/second, 1528.8 km/hour, 950.0 miles/hour or 825.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.1"949.65 miwest0° 04' 52.8"5.60 minorth949.43 mi
24 hours11° 30' 16.1"752.24 mieast1° 32' 15.8"105.78 minorth756.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloThu 4:20 AM467 km290 miles252 nmWest W
WailukuThu 4:20 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluThu 4:20 AM790 km491 miles426 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 4:20 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 3:20 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Thu 7:20 AM3434 km2134 miles1854 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 2:20 AM3506 km2178 miles1893 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Thu 7:20 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 3:20 AM3870 km2405 miles2090 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 7:20 AM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmNortheast NE

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