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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 45' North
Longitude: 170° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.89 meters/second, 1511.6 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"939.01 miwest0° 02' 21.4"2.70 minorth938.89 mi
24 hours348° 16' 34.5"758.53 miwest0° 29' 37.1"33.96 minorth758.04 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 5:46 AM482 km299 miles260 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:46 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 5:46 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 4:46 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 5:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
YarenSat 5:46 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 5:46 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Guam (Hagåtña)Sat 3:46 AM2901 km1803 miles1566 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 7:46 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 5:46 AM3361 km2088 miles1815 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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