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

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 20:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' North, Longitude: 174° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.82 meters/second, 1525.7 km/hour, 948.0 miles/hour or 823.8 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"0.10 misouth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"947.76 miwest0° 05' 03.4"5.80 misouth948.02 mi
24 hours348° 07' 10.7"776.37 miwest2° 27' 50.2"169.45 misouth800.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 8:00 AM808 km502 miles436 nmWest W
MidwayMon 9:00 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmNortheast NE
MajuroTue 8:00 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 8:00 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 7:00 AM2212 km1375 miles1195 nmSouthwest SW
YarenTue 8:00 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 8:00 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 10:00 AM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 8:00 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmSouth S
HagåtñaTue 6:00 AM3218 km2000 miles1738 nmWest W
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