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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: 42%
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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 08' South
Longitude: 123° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.74 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 29.8"929.75 miwest0° 00' 14.9"0.28 minorth929.76 mi
24 hours14° 02' 48.1"906.44 mieast0° 43' 57.1"50.40 minorth910.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 5:24 PM773 km480 miles417 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 8:24 PM1616 km1004 miles873 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:24 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 3:24 PM3721 km2312 miles2009 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:24 PM4342 km2698 miles2345 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 3:24 PM4445 km2762 miles2400 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 2:24 PM4805 km2986 miles2595 nmWest W
LimaFri 8:24 PM5079 km3156 miles2742 nmEast E
ApiaSat 2:24 PM5133 km3189 miles2772 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 8:24 PM5233 km3252 miles2826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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