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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

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 Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 00:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' South, Longitude: 159° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.79 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 852.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.36 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 27' 18.4"981.41 miwest0° 11' 16.2"12.91 misouth981.18 mi
24 hours13° 19' 40.7"904.90 mieast4° 09' 13.7"285.57 misouth942.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaMon 2:02 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 1:02 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmWest W
PapeeteMon 2:02 PM1313 km816 miles709 nmSoutheast SE
ApiaTue 1:02 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 1:02 PM1404 km872 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 2:02 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 1:02 PM1990 km1237 miles1075 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 12:02 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmWest W
SuvaTue 12:02 PM2474 km1538 miles1336 nmWest-southwest WSW
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