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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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 173° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.4"943.78 miwest0° 06' 05.7"6.99 misouth943.52 mi
24 hours345° 47' 40.1"930.21 miwest1° 49' 20.4"125.36 misouth933.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NadiThu 3:46 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaThu 3:46 PM433 km269 miles234 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaThu 3:46 PM519 km322 miles280 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 2:46 PM568 km353 miles307 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 2:46 PM772 km480 miles417 nmWest-northwest WNW
NoumeaThu 2:46 PM834 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 4:46 PM1203 km747 miles649 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiThu 3:46 PM1293 km803 miles698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaThu 4:46 PM1660 km1032 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiWed 4:46 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmEast E
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