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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: 30%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 00:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' South, Longitude: 123° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.50 meters/second, 1503.0 km/hour, 933.9 miles/hour or 811.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.57 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 24' 19.0"933.61 miwest0° 03' 18.2"3.79 misouth933.45 mi
24 hours14° 16' 10.3"924.82 mieast0° 40' 09.1"46.04 misouth923.93 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 4:24 PM851 km529 miles460 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Thu 7:24 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteThu 2:24 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest W
RarotongaThu 2:24 PM3772 km2344 miles2037 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:24 PM4271 km2654 miles2306 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiFri 2:24 PM4444 km2761 miles2400 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 1:24 PM4855 km3017 miles2622 nmWest W
LimaThu 7:24 PM5032 km3127 miles2717 nmEast E
Mexico City *Thu 7:24 PM5148 km3199 miles2780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaFri 1:24 PM5175 km3215 miles2794 nmWest W

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