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

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 23' North, Longitude: 142° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.9"990.11 miwest0° 10' 58.8"12.58 misouth990.45 mi
24 hours11° 51' 54.5"809.81 mieast4° 38' 13.3"318.67 misouth874.45 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 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 9:28 AM2095 km1301 miles1131 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteThu 9:28 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Thu 12:28 PM3698 km2298 miles1997 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 12:28 PM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoFri 8:28 AM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaThu 9:28 AM3870 km2404 miles2089 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandThu 7:28 AM3882 km2412 miles2096 nmWest-southwest WSW
HermosilloThu 12:28 PM3959 km2460 miles2138 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownThu 11:28 AM4048 km2516 miles2186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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