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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 177° 18' 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' 00.0"0.00 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"935.49 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth935.49 mi
24 hours11° 50' 53.2"764.05 mieast0° 28' 00.5"32.12 misouth765.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:46 AM772 km480 miles417 nmNorth N
Wake IslandSun 5:46 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmWest W
MajuroSun 5:46 AM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 7:46 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 5:46 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 5:46 AM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSun 5:46 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 7:46 AM3047 km1893 miles1645 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirSun 4:46 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 5:46 AM3314 km2059 miles1790 nmSouth S
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