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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: 7%

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 Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' North, Longitude: 142° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.65 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.9"990.03 miwest0° 10' 58.7"12.58 misouth990.37 mi
24 hours11° 51' 54.1"809.74 mieast4° 38' 12.0"318.63 misouth874.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 9:28 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 9:28 AM2117 km1315 miles1143 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 9:28 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 12:28 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 12:28 PM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 8:28 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 9:28 AM3884 km2414 miles2097 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 7:28 AM3911 km2430 miles2112 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloThu 12:28 PM3935 km2445 miles2125 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 11:28 AM4039 km2510 miles2181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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