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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 162° 47' 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' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.5"935.51 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 minorth935.50 mi
24 hours11° 50' 40.0"763.82 mieast0° 25' 34.9"29.33 misouth765.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:46 AM511 km318 miles276 nmEast E
WailukuSat 6:46 AM654 km407 miles353 nmEast E
MidwaySat 5:46 AM1664 km1034 miles898 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 6:46 AM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 4:46 AM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandSun 4:46 AM3196 km1986 miles1726 nmWest W
MajuroSun 4:46 AM3203 km1991 miles1730 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 4:46 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 5:46 AM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sat 7:46 AM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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