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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 12' North, Longitude: 157° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.89 meters/second, 1594.4 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"990.62 miwest0° 11' 02.4"12.65 misouth990.96 mi
24 hours11° 52' 09.4"810.52 mieast4° 39' 24.2"320.02 misouth875.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 10:28 AM812 km505 miles438 nmSouth S
HonoluluThu 10:28 AM1341 km834 miles724 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 8:28 AM2360 km1467 miles1274 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:28 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 9:28 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 9:28 AM3015 km1874 miles1628 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteThu 10:28 AM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiFri 8:28 AM3270 km2032 miles1766 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaThu 10:28 AM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmSouth S
TarawaFri 8:28 AM3414 km2121 miles1843 nmWest-southwest WSW
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