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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: 32%

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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' South, Longitude: 171° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.01 meters/second, 1501.2 km/hour, 932.8 miles/hour or 810.6 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' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.55 mi
1 hour14° 24' 17.5"932.51 miwest0° 02' 49.8"3.25 misouth932.37 mi
24 hours14° 15' 31.1"923.05 mieast0° 28' 40.3"32.88 misouth922.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PangaiFri 4:46 PM266 km166 miles144 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiThu 4:46 PM277 km172 miles150 nmNortheast NE
NeiafuFri 4:46 PM306 km190 miles165 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaFri 4:46 PM342 km212 miles184 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 4:46 PM718 km446 miles388 nmNorth N
ApiaFri 4:46 PM754 km468 miles407 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Fri 4:46 PM765 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 3:46 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 4:46 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth N
RarotongaThu 5:46 PM1268 km788 miles685 nmEast E
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