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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 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 50' South, Longitude: 171° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.97 meters/second, 1519.1 km/hour, 943.9 miles/hour or 820.2 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' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 46.2"943.68 miwest0° 06' 04.5"6.96 misouth943.42 mi
24 hours345° 47' 35.1"930.21 miwest1° 48' 47.6"124.74 misouth933.39 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 PM325 km202 miles176 nmWest-northwest WNW
LuganvilleThu 2:56 PM562 km349 miles303 nmNorthwest NW
NoumeaThu 2:56 PM621 km386 miles335 nmSouthwest SW
NadiThu 3:56 PM670 km417 miles362 nmEast E
LautokaThu 3:56 PM679 km422 miles367 nmEast E
SuvaThu 3:56 PM771 km479 miles416 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 3:56 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaThu 4:56 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 2:56 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaThu 4:56 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast-northeast ENE
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