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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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 27' South, Longitude: 133° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.20 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 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' 35.6"1002.55 miwest0° 12' 44.0"14.58 misouth1002.64 mi
24 hours12° 19' 32.9"852.62 mieast5° 04' 49.3"349.10 misouth920.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 10:28 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:28 AM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:28 PM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:28 AM3598 km2235 miles1943 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 10:28 AM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:28 PM3903 km2426 miles2108 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSat 1:28 PM4038 km2509 miles2180 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:28 PM4129 km2566 miles2230 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 9:28 AM4319 km2684 miles2332 nmWest-southwest WSW
Mexico City *Sat 3:28 PM4327 km2689 miles2336 nmEast-northeast ENE
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