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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 15, 2012 at 8:28:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 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° 00' 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"1002.48 miWest0° 12' 44.0"14.58 miSouth1002.57 mi
24 hours12° 19' 31.8"852.54 miEast5° 04' 49.6"349.08 miSouth919.93 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 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 10:28 AM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmWest W
AdamstownSat 12:28 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:28 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaSat 10:28 AM3707 km2304 miles2002 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Sat 3:28 PM3885 km2414 miles2098 nmSoutheast SE
HermosilloSat 1:28 PM4023 km2500 miles2172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 1:28 PM4118 km2559 miles2224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sat 3:28 PM4302 km2673 miles2323 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoSun 9:28 AM4345 km2700 miles2346 nmWest-southwest WSW

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