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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: 49%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 14' North, Longitude: 145° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.6"935.49 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 minorth935.48 mi
24 hours11° 50' 23.9"763.50 mieast0° 22' 45.1"26.09 misouth764.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 5:36 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 5:36 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Sat 8:36 AM2903 km1804 miles1567 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 8:36 AM3057 km1900 miles1651 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwaySat 4:36 AM3271 km2032 miles1766 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Sat 8:36 AM3402 km2114 miles1837 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSat 8:36 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sat 8:36 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 8:36 AM3609 km2242 miles1949 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vancouver *Sat 8:36 AM3705 km2302 miles2000 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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