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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 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 7, 2012 at 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 171° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.90 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"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.05 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"938.95 miwest0° 02' 21.5"2.70 minorth938.83 mi
24 hours348° 16' 35.0"758.47 miwest0° 29' 39.7"34.01 minorth757.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSat 5:46 AM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:46 AM1417 km881 miles765 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSat 5:46 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 4:46 AM2082 km1293 miles1124 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 5:46 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmSouth S
YarenSat 5:46 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 5:46 AM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSat 3:46 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluFri 7:46 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmEast E
FunafutiSat 5:46 AM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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