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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: 39%

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 Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 148° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.64 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.5"937.85 miwest0° 02' 18.8"2.66 misouth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 53' 47.2"769.28 mieast1° 23' 25.3"95.64 misouth778.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 6:36 AM971 km604 miles525 nmWest W
KiritimatiMon 6:36 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySun 5:36 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 9:36 AM3136 km1948 miles1693 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 9:36 AM3314 km2059 miles1790 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 9:36 AM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmNortheast NE
Seattle *Sun 9:36 AM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandSun 4:36 AM3802 km2362 miles2053 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhoenixSun 9:36 AM3850 km2392 miles2079 nmEast-northeast ENE
Vancouver *Sun 9:36 AM3877 km2409 miles2093 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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