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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 2:11 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 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: 172° 14' 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"932.57 miwest0° 02' 49.7"3.24 misouth932.43 mi
24 hours14° 15' 30.9"923.10 mieast0° 28' 36.5"32.81 misouth922.23 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 PM240 km149 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
NeiafuFri 4:46 PM287 km179 miles155 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiThu 4:46 PM299 km186 miles162 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaFri 4:46 PM314 km195 miles170 nmWest W
Pago PagoThu 4:46 PM724 km450 miles391 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ApiaFri 4:46 PM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth N
Salelologa (Savai'i)Fri 4:46 PM764 km475 miles413 nmNorth N
SuvaFri 3:46 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoFri 4:46 PM1252 km778 miles676 nmNorth N
RarotongaThu 5:46 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmEast E
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