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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 163° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.50 meters/second, 1510.2 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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"0.05 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 17.1"938.15 miwest0° 02' 25.0"2.77 misouth938.27 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.5"769.57 mieast1° 25' 50.0"98.41 misouth779.36 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 7:36 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast E
WailukuSun 7:36 AM679 km422 miles367 nmEast E
MidwaySun 6:36 AM1669 km1037 miles901 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 7:36 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 5:36 AM2708 km1682 miles1462 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroMon 5:36 AM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 5:36 AM3173 km1971 miles1713 nmWest W
TarawaMon 5:36 AM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 6:36 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Sun 8:36 AM3646 km2265 miles1969 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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