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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 170° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.32 meters/second, 1505.9 km/hour, 935.7 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 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"935.47 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 misouth935.48 mi
24 hours348° 08' 56.0"764.24 miwest0° 30' 01.9"34.44 misouth766.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM468 km291 miles253 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 7:36 AM1438 km894 miles776 nmNortheast NE
MajuroSun 6:36 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 5:36 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSouth S
YarenSun 6:36 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 4:36 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM3266 km2029 miles1764 nmEast E
TokyoSun 3:36 AM3404 km2115 miles1838 nmNorthwest NW
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