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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 hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 17, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 17' South
Longitude: 172° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.00 meters/second, 1602.0 km/hour, 995.4 miles/hour or 865.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 12.3"0.24 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 28' 31.3"995.35 miwest0° 12' 25.5"14.23 misouth995.25 mi
24 hours12° 49' 03.3"881.36 mieast4° 46' 38.2"328.34 misouth935.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiMon 1:02 PM351 km218 miles189 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoMon 1:02 PM373 km232 miles201 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Salelologa (Savai'i)Mon 1:02 PM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 12:02 PM836 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaMon 1:02 PM841 km522 miles454 nmSouth S
Pago PagoSun 1:02 PM907 km564 miles490 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiMon 12:02 PM938 km583 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiSun 1:02 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth S
SuvaMon 12:02 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaMon 1:02 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouth S
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