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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: 31%

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 Friday, September 21, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' South, Longitude: 158° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.14 meters/second, 1501.7 km/hour, 933.1 miles/hour or 810.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.55 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.7"932.87 miwest0° 02' 57.8"3.40 misouth932.72 mi
24 hours14° 15' 44.4"923.64 mieast0° 31' 54.2"36.58 misouth922.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaThu 4:48 PM169 km105 miles91 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 4:48 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiThu 3:48 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmWest W
ApiaFri 3:48 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaFri 3:48 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest W
FakaofoFri 3:48 PM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaFri 2:48 PM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 4:48 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNorth N
FunafutiFri 2:48 PM2761 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownThu 6:48 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmEast-southeast ESE
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