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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 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 159° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.79 meters/second, 1511.3 km/hour, 939.1 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"938.79 miwest0° 02' 40.5"3.07 misouth938.94 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.7"770.19 mieast1° 32' 00.2"105.49 misouth781.12 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 8:10 AM739 km459 miles399 nmEast E
PalikirMon 7:10 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 6:10 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 8:10 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 9:10 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 8:10 AM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 5:10 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 5:10 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 8:10 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 5:10 AM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmWest-southwest WSW
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