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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 21:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 21' North, Longitude: 159° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.21 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 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' 08.9"1000.34 miwest0° 12' 14.0"14.01 misouth1000.57 mi
24 hours12° 02' 28.2"830.56 mieast5° 00' 50.5"344.53 misouth900.76 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSat 11:28 AM389 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluFri 11:28 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorth N
Baker IslandFri 9:28 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 10:28 AM1977 km1228 miles1067 nmSouthwest SW
ApiaSat 10:28 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 11:28 AM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 9:28 AM2729 km1695 miles1473 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiFri 10:28 AM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RarotongaFri 11:28 AM2830 km1758 miles1528 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 9:28 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmWest W
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