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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 20:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 11' North
Longitude: 159° 36' 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"990.71 miwest0° 11' 03.0"12.66 misouth991.04 mi
24 hours11° 52' 11.9"810.63 mieast4° 39' 36.0"320.25 misouth875.70 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 AM846 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 10:38 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmNorth N
Baker IslandThu 8:38 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 9:38 AM2423 km1505 miles1308 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 9:38 AM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaFri 9:38 AM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 8:38 AM3058 km1900 miles1651 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteThu 10:38 AM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 8:38 AM3154 km1960 miles1703 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 8:38 AM3225 km2004 miles1742 nmWest W
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