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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 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 40' North, Longitude: 176° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.82 meters/second, 1547.4 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"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.2"961.31 miwest0° 07' 20.5"8.41 misouth961.65 mi
24 hours11° 50' 14.3"784.52 mieast3° 20' 03.4"229.26 misouth823.43 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 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmNorth N
MajuroWed 8:10 AM1705 km1059 miles921 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 8:10 AM1810 km1124 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 8:10 AM1823 km1133 miles984 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 10:10 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaWed 8:10 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 8:10 AM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 10:10 AM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 8:10 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 9:10 AM2937 km1825 miles1586 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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