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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 17:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 179° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1506.0 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.1 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' 29.7"935.48 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.03 misouth935.48 mi
24 hours11° 50' 55.3"764.09 mieast0° 28' 24.9"32.58 misouth766.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 6:56 AM807 km501 miles436 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandSun 5:56 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmWest W
MajuroSun 5:56 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSat 7:56 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmEast E
TarawaSun 5:56 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 5:56 AM2355 km1463 miles1272 nmSouth S
YarenSun 5:56 AM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirSun 4:56 AM2860 km1777 miles1545 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiSun 7:56 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiSun 5:56 AM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmSouth S
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