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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: 67%
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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 20' North
Longitude: 161° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.96 meters/second, 1526.3 km/hour, 948.4 miles/hour or 824.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.81 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 minorth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.5"948.13 miwest0° 04' 35.6"5.27 minorth947.92 mi
24 hours11° 32' 01.1"753.01 mieast1° 25' 03.8"97.53 minorth755.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 5:36 AM502 km312 miles271 nmEast E
PalikirFri 4:36 AM1430 km889 miles772 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 5:36 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSoutheast SE
Guam (Hagåtña)Fri 3:36 AM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 5:36 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 5:36 AM2323 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 6:36 AM2329 km1447 miles1257 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoFri 2:36 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 5:36 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 4:36 AM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmSouth S
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