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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 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 162° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.77 meters/second, 1511.2 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 816.0 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' 16.4"938.75 miwest0° 02' 39.6"3.05 misouth938.89 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.5"770.15 mieast1° 31' 36.2"105.03 misouth781.01 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 8:00 AM495 km307 miles267 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirMon 7:00 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 8:00 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 6:00 AM2016 km1252 miles1088 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwaySun 9:00 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 8:00 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaMon 8:00 AM2436 km1513 miles1315 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TokyoMon 5:00 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSun 8:00 AM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:00 AM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmWest-southwest WSW
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