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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: 12%

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 Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 18' North, Longitude: 168° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.69 meters/second, 1572.1 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"976.71 miwest0° 09' 23.2"10.76 misouth977.08 mi
24 hours11° 49' 02.6"795.63 mieast4° 05' 09.0"280.86 misouth849.40 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 AM1478 km919 miles798 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 8:28 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiThu 10:28 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayWed 9:28 AM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroThu 8:28 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 8:28 AM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoThu 9:28 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth S
Wake IslandThu 8:28 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiThu 8:28 AM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ApiaThu 9:28 AM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmSouth S
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