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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 1:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 42%

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 Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 01:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 123° 36' 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' 29.7"929.69 miWest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 miNorth929.70 mi
24 hours14° 02' 49.2"906.39 miEast0° 43' 53.5"50.33 miNorth909.99 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 PM796 km494 miles430 nmSouthwest SW
Easter Island *Fri 8:24 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:24 PM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 3:24 PM3748 km2329 miles2024 nmWest W
Galapagos IslandsFri 7:24 PM4317 km2683 miles2331 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSat 3:24 PM4469 km2777 miles2413 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiFri 2:24 PM4833 km3003 miles2610 nmWest W
LimaFri 8:24 PM5051 km3139 miles2727 nmEast E
ApiaSat 2:24 PM5161 km3207 miles2787 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 8:24 PM5218 km3243 miles2818 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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