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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 20:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 35' North, Longitude: 142° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.08 meters/second, 1609.5 km/hour, 1000.1 miles/hour or 869.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.1"1000.04 miwest0° 12' 11.5"13.96 misouth1000.27 mi
24 hours12° 01' 48.1"829.53 mieast5° 00' 12.9"343.82 misouth899.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 10:18 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmWest W
HonoluluFri 10:18 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 10:18 AM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 10:18 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoSat 9:18 AM3503 km2177 miles1891 nmWest-southwest WSW
AdamstownFri 12:18 PM3560 km2212 miles1922 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 8:18 AM3766 km2340 miles2034 nmWest W
ApiaSat 9:18 AM3785 km2352 miles2044 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 9:18 AM3951 km2455 miles2133 nmSouthwest SW
Los Angeles *Fri 1:18 PM4139 km2572 miles2235 nmNortheast NE
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