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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, September 13, 2012 at 21:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' North, Longitude: 171° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.11 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.3"991.05 miwest0° 11' 05.9"12.71 misouth991.38 mi
24 hours11° 52' 24.6"811.16 mieast4° 40' 32.6"321.30 misouth876.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 9:28 AM1127 km700 miles608 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiFri 11:28 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmEast-southeast ESE
TarawaFri 9:28 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 9:28 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmWest W
HonoluluThu 11:28 AM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoFri 10:28 AM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 9:28 AM2201 km1368 miles1188 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:28 AM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaFri 10:28 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 9:28 AM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmWest-northwest WNW

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