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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 173° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.91 meters/second, 1511.7 km/hour, 939.3 miles/hour or 816.2 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' 53.9"938.99 miwest0° 02' 22.3"2.72 minorth938.87 mi
24 hours348° 16' 38.5"758.44 miwest0° 30' 00.7"34.41 minorth757.96 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 5:36 AM725 km451 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:36 AM1247 km775 miles674 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 5:36 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:36 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 4:36 AM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSat 5:36 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 5:36 AM2526 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 7:36 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmEast E
HagåtñaSat 3:36 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmWest W
FunafutiSat 5:36 AM3299 km2050 miles1781 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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