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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: 20%

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 Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' North, Longitude: 176° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.82 meters/second, 1547.3 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.02 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.2"961.23 miwest0° 07' 20.4"8.41 misouth961.57 mi
24 hours11° 50' 14.4"784.46 mieast3° 20' 01.2"229.20 misouth823.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 9:10 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 8:10 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 8:10 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 8:10 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluTue 10:10 AM1998 km1241 miles1079 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 8:10 AM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:10 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 8:10 AM2656 km1650 miles1434 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 8:10 AM2832 km1759 miles1529 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 9:10 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmSouth S
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