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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 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 160° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.33 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"935.51 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth935.51 mi
24 hours11° 50' 37.7"763.78 mieast0° 25' 10.6"28.87 misouth765.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueSat 6:36 AM131 km82 miles71 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM261 km162 miles141 nmEast E
WailukuSat 6:36 AM404 km251 miles218 nmEast E
HiloSat 6:36 AM577 km359 miles312 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySat 5:36 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 4:36 AM2914 km1810 miles1573 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 4:36 AM3433 km2133 miles1853 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSun 4:36 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 5:36 AM3588 km2230 miles1938 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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