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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: 21%

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 Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 43' South, Longitude: 172° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.29 meters/second, 1520.2 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 24' 48.4"944.40 miwest0° 06' 13.4"7.14 misouth944.14 mi
24 hours14° 11' 49.1"930.22 mieast1° 52' 35.6"129.09 misouth933.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NeiafuThu 3:46 PM207 km129 miles112 nmWest W
AlofiWed 3:46 PM224 km139 miles121 nmEast E
PangaiThu 3:46 PM274 km170 miles148 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 3:46 PM427 km266 miles231 nmSouthwest SW
Pago PagoWed 3:46 PM512 km318 miles277 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaThu 3:46 PM541 km336 miles292 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 3:46 PM551 km343 miles298 nmNorth N
SuvaThu 2:46 PM1012 km629 miles546 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 3:46 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 4:46 PM1311 km814 miles708 nmEast-southeast ESE
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