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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: 29%

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 19:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' North, Longitude: 179° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.73 meters/second, 1525.4 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.62 miwest0° 05' 01.0"5.75 misouth947.88 mi
24 hours11° 52' 51.5"776.31 mieast2° 26' 53.6"168.38 misouth799.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayMon 8:34 AM1025 km637 miles554 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandTue 7:34 AM1440 km895 miles777 nmWest W
MajuroTue 7:34 AM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 7:34 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 7:34 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 9:34 AM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmEast E
YarenTue 7:34 AM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 6:34 AM2757 km1713 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 7:34 AM3068 km1906 miles1656 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 9:34 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSoutheast SE
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