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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, September 20, 2012 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 171° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.98 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"943.63 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.97 misouth943.37 mi
24 hours345° 47' 35.7"930.14 miwest1° 48' 51.4"124.80 misouth933.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaThu 2:56 PM351 km218 miles190 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 2:56 PM583 km362 miles315 nmNorthwest NW
NadiThu 3:56 PM643 km399 miles347 nmEast E
NoumeaThu 2:56 PM644 km400 miles348 nmSouthwest SW
LautokaThu 3:56 PM651 km405 miles352 nmEast E
SuvaThu 3:56 PM742 km461 miles401 nmEast E
LabasaThu 3:56 PM883 km549 miles477 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiThu 3:56 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 4:56 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 2:56 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorthwest NW

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