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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: 2%
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 Friday, September 14, 2012 at 19:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 45' North
Longitude: 130° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.98 meters/second, 1609.1 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 11.0"999.81 miwest0° 12' 09.6"13.93 misouth1000.05 mi
24 hours12° 01' 20.1"828.79 mieast4° 59' 44.7"343.28 misouth898.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 9:28 AM2965 km1843 miles1601 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 9:28 AM3214 km1997 miles1735 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownFri 11:28 AM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmSouth S
HermosilloFri 12:28 PM3408 km2118 miles1840 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluFri 9:28 AM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Fri 12:28 PM3494 km2171 miles1886 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 12:28 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 12:28 PM3754 km2332 miles2027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 2:28 PM3799 km2361 miles2051 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 12:28 PM3826 km2378 miles2066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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