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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: 6%

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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' North, Longitude: 154° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.85 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.51 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"990.54 miwest0° 11' 01.8"12.63 misouth990.88 mi
24 hours11° 52' 06.9"810.40 mieast4° 39' 12.6"319.80 misouth875.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 10:18 AM864 km537 miles466 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluThu 10:18 AM1377 km855 miles743 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandThu 8:18 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:18 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 10:18 AM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 9:18 AM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 9:18 AM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 10:18 AM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 8:18 AM3490 km2169 miles1885 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiThu 9:18 AM3544 km2202 miles1913 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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