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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 19:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 43' North, Longitude: 174° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.65 miwest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 16.7"938.53 miwest0° 02' 34.6"2.95 misouth938.67 mi
24 hours348° 06' 07.6"769.95 miwest1° 29' 36.1"102.73 misouth780.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 7:10 AM811 km504 miles438 nmWest W
MidwaySun 8:10 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmNortheast NE
MajuroMon 7:10 AM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 7:10 AM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 6:10 AM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 7:10 AM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 7:10 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 9:10 AM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmEast E
HagåtñaMon 5:10 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 7:10 AM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmSouth S
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