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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 19:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 160° 57' 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' 28.6"935.47 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth935.48 mi
24 hours11° 51' 12.1"764.39 mieast0° 31' 39.1"36.30 misouth766.61 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 7:16 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 6:16 AM1613 km1003 miles871 nmSouth S
MajuroSun 7:16 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaSun 5:16 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySat 8:16 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenSun 7:16 AM2495 km1551 miles1347 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaSun 7:16 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaSun 4:16 AM2605 km1618 miles1406 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoSun 4:16 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokSun 4:16 AM3212 km1996 miles1734 nmWest-southwest WSW
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