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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 44' North, Longitude: 175° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.93 meters/second, 1511.8 km/hour, 939.4 miles/hour or 816.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"939.03 miwest0° 02' 23.3"2.74 minorth938.91 mi
24 hours348° 16' 42.6"758.40 miwest0° 30' 24.3"34.86 minorth757.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:26 AM973 km605 miles526 nmWest W
MidwayFri 6:26 AM1077 km669 miles582 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 5:26 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSat 5:26 AM2159 km1342 miles1166 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 5:26 AM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 4:26 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 5:26 AM2545 km1582 miles1374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 7:26 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 5:26 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 3:26 AM3397 km2111 miles1834 nmWest W

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