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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: 30%

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 Monday, September 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 21' North, Longitude: 151° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.31 meters/second, 1523.9 km/hour, 946.9 miles/hour or 822.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.1"946.70 miwest0° 04' 49.3"5.53 misouth946.95 mi
24 hours11° 53' 02.0"775.74 mieast2° 22' 24.4"163.24 misouth798.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloMon 7:36 AM417 km259 miles225 nmWest W
WailukuMon 7:36 AM586 km364 miles317 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluMon 7:36 AM735 km457 miles397 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiTue 7:36 AM2049 km1273 miles1107 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayMon 6:36 AM2841 km1766 miles1534 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Mon 10:36 AM3447 km2142 miles1861 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 5:36 AM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Mon 10:36 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 6:36 AM3867 km2403 miles2088 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Mon 10:36 AM3972 km2468 miles2144 nmNortheast NE
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