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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: 48%

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 17:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 170° 02' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.3"935.43 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 minorth935.43 mi
24 hours11° 50' 46.7"763.88 mieast0° 26' 47.7"30.72 misouth765.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:16 AM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 7:16 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 5:16 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 5:16 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:16 AM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 5:16 AM2551 km1585 miles1377 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 5:16 AM2864 km1779 miles1546 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 6:16 AM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 8:16 AM3446 km2141 miles1861 nmNorth N
YarenSun 5:16 AM3477 km2160 miles1877 nmSouthwest SW

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