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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 16:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 157° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.34 meters/second, 1506.0 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' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.9"935.46 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth935.45 mi
24 hours11° 50' 35.2"763.69 mieast0° 24' 43.6"28.35 misouth765.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:26 AM20 km12 miles11 nmWest-northwest WNW
Napili-HonokowaiSat 6:26 AM108 km67 miles59 nmEast-southeast ESE
WailukuSat 6:26 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
LihueSat 6:26 AM192 km120 miles104 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kailua-KonaSat 6:26 AM249 km155 miles135 nmSoutheast SE
HiloSat 6:26 AM320 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySat 5:26 AM2133 km1326 miles1152 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:26 AM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 4:26 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 4:26 AM3692 km2294 miles1994 nmWest-southwest WSW

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