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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 20:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 157° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.81 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' 16.3"938.77 miwest0° 02' 41.4"3.09 misouth938.91 mi
24 hours11° 53' 53.9"770.17 mieast1° 32' 21.6"105.89 misouth781.17 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 8:20 AM960 km596 miles518 nmEast E
PalikirMon 7:20 AM1523 km947 miles822 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 6:20 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 8:20 AM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSoutheast SE
YokohamaMon 5:20 AM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 5:20 AM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNorthwest NW
YarenMon 8:20 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouth-southeast SSE
NagoyaMon 5:20 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNorthwest NW
MidwaySun 9:20 AM2666 km1656 miles1439 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaMon 8:20 AM2709 km1684 miles1463 nmSoutheast SE
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