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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: 58%

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 Friday, September 7, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' North, Longitude: 172° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.04 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 55.0"939.33 miwest0° 02' 28.1"2.83 minorth939.21 mi
24 hours11° 42' 57.1"758.26 mieast0° 32' 22.1"37.12 minorth757.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 5:36 AM989 km615 miles534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 6:36 AM1480 km920 miles799 nmEast E
Wake IslandSat 4:36 AM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmWest W
Baker IslandFri 4:36 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 4:36 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 6:36 AM2629 km1633 miles1419 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 4:36 AM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 4:36 AM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 5:36 AM3327 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 4:36 AM3370 km2094 miles1819 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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