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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 18:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 168° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.31 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.1"935.47 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth935.48 mi
24 hours348° 08' 53.9"764.28 miwest0° 30' 26.3"34.90 misouth766.37 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 6:46 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 6:46 AM1593 km990 miles860 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwaySat 7:46 AM1649 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSun 5:46 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:46 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 6:46 AM2413 km1500 miles1303 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSun 4:46 AM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 6:46 AM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSun 3:46 AM3200 km1988 miles1728 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiSun 6:46 AM3506 km2178 miles1893 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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