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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 172° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 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' 30.0"935.49 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth935.49 mi
24 hours11° 50' 48.9"763.97 mieast0° 27' 11.9"31.19 misouth765.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:26 AM918 km570 miles496 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSat 7:26 AM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 5:26 AM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmWest W
MajuroSun 5:26 AM2350 km1461 miles1269 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth S
KiritimatiSun 7:26 AM2700 km1677 miles1458 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 5:26 AM2703 km1679 miles1459 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 5:26 AM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM3389 km2106 miles1830 nmSouth S
FunafutiSun 5:26 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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