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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 = Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 12:02:00 AM.

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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 5%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.80 meters/second, 1579.7 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 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"981.36 miWest0° 11' 16.3"12.91 miSouth981.13 mi
24 hours13° 19' 39.2"904.82 miEast4° 09' 15.9"285.59 miSouth941.95 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 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 2:02 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoTue 1:02 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmWest W
ApiaTue 1:02 PM1369 km851 miles739 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiMon 1:02 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 2:02 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
NukualofaTue 1:02 PM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 12:02 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiTue 12:02 PM2354 km1462 miles1271 nmWest W
SuvaTue 12:02 PM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmWest-southwest WSW

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