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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 11' North, Longitude: 159° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.92 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 miles/hour or 861.0 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' 25.6"990.63 miwest0° 11' 02.9"12.66 misouth990.97 mi
24 hours11° 52' 11.6"810.56 mieast4° 39' 34.6"320.20 misouth875.62 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 10:38 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 10:38 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 8:38 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:38 AM2439 km1516 miles1317 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 9:38 AM2831 km1759 miles1529 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 9:38 AM2893 km1798 miles1562 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 8:38 AM3081 km1914 miles1664 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 10:38 AM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 8:38 AM3183 km1978 miles1719 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:38 AM3255 km2023 miles1758 nmWest W
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