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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: 38%

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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 177° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.9"938.33 miwest0° 02' 31.1"2.89 misouth938.46 mi
24 hours11° 53' 51.4"769.76 mieast1° 28' 14.3"101.16 misouth779.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 7:36 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
Wake IslandMon 6:36 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmWest W
MajuroMon 6:36 AM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSun 8:36 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 6:36 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 6:36 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 6:36 AM2900 km1802 miles1566 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 8:36 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirMon 5:36 AM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 6:36 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouth S

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