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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 0%

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 Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 23' South, Longitude: 128° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.21 meters/second, 1613.6 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 12.6"0.24 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 29' 36.2"1002.57 miwest0° 12' 43.8"14.58 misouth1002.66 mi
24 hours12° 19' 16.7"852.31 mieast5° 04' 52.7"349.16 misouth919.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 12:10 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouth S
PapeeteSat 10:10 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:10 AM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 3:10 PM3622 km2250 miles1956 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HermosilloSat 1:10 PM3779 km2348 miles2040 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:10 PM3922 km2437 miles2118 nmNortheast NE
HonoluluSat 10:10 AM3957 km2459 miles2136 nmNorthwest NW
Los Angeles *Sat 1:10 PM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaSat 10:10 AM4068 km2528 miles2197 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixSat 1:10 PM4141 km2573 miles2236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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