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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 02:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 38' South, Longitude: 146° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.94 meters/second, 1612.6 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 12.7"0.24 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 29' 24.7"1001.96 miwest0° 12' 45.3"14.61 misouth1002.02 mi
24 hours12° 24' 44.8"858.29 mieast5° 03' 15.5"347.32 misouth923.87 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSun 12:00 Noon533 km331 miles288 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LaeSun 12:00 Noon567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
JayapuraSun 11:00 AM656 km408 miles354 nmWest W
Port MoresbySun 12:00 Noon868 km539 miles469 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 11:00 AM1391 km864 miles751 nmWest W
PalikirSun 1:00 PM1601 km995 miles864 nmNortheast NE
MelekeokSun 11:00 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorthwest NW
HagåtñaSun 12:00 Noon1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 12:00 Noon1694 km1052 miles914 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 1:00 PM1718 km1067 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
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