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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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 165° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 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' 17.0"938.19 miwest0° 02' 25.9"2.79 misouth938.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 49.9"769.61 mieast1° 26' 14.0"98.87 misouth779.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 7:46 AM791 km491 miles427 nmEast E
MidwaySun 6:46 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiMon 7:46 AM2270 km1411 miles1226 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSun 5:46 AM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandMon 5:46 AM2921 km1815 miles1577 nmWest W
MajuroMon 5:46 AM2933 km1822 miles1584 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 5:46 AM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoMon 6:46 AM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmSouth S
Adak *Sun 8:46 AM3584 km2227 miles1935 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiMon 5:46 AM3649 km2268 miles1970 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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