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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 160° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.49 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.64 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.1"938.11 miwest0° 02' 24.0"2.75 misouth938.23 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.3"769.53 mieast1° 25' 25.8"97.95 misouth779.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueSun 7:26 AM184 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSun 7:26 AM292 km181 miles158 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuSun 7:26 AM428 km266 miles231 nmEast E
HiloSun 7:26 AM590 km367 miles319 nmEast E
MidwaySun 6:26 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 7:26 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 5:26 AM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroMon 5:26 AM3390 km2107 miles1831 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 5:26 AM3424 km2128 miles1849 nmWest W
FakaofoMon 6:26 AM3533 km2195 miles1908 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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