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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 8:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 12%

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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' North, Longitude: 168° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.68 meters/second, 1572.0 km/hour, 976.8 miles/hour or 848.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.28 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.1"976.63 miWest0° 09' 23.1"10.75 miSouth977.00 mi
24 hours11° 49' 02.5"795.57 miEast4° 05' 07.0"280.80 miSouth849.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:28 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 8:28 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 10:28 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 9:28 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroThu 8:28 AM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 8:28 AM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 9:28 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:28 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 8:28 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaThu 9:28 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmSouth S

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