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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 Sunday, September 16, 2012 at 01:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 27' South
Longitude: 158° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.00 meters/second, 1612.8 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.5"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 26.5"1002.08 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1002.14 mi
24 hours12° 23' 56.2"857.43 mieast5° 03' 33.5"347.66 misouth923.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSun 11:10 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSun 12:10 PM761 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraSun 12:10 PM895 km556 miles483 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 12:10 PM927 km576 miles500 nmNorth N
YarenSun 1:10 PM930 km578 miles502 nmEast E
Port MoresbySun 11:10 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 1:10 PM1633 km1014 miles882 nmEast E
MajuroSun 1:10 PM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNortheast NE
JayapuraSun 10:10 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmWest W
Port VilaSun 12:10 PM2090 km1299 miles1129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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