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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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 08' South
Longitude: 129° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.75 meters/second, 1496.7 km/hour, 930.0 miles/hour or 808.2 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' 30.3"929.77 miwest0° 00' 18.1"0.35 minorth929.79 mi
24 hours14° 02' 26.2"906.05 mieast0° 45' 15.2"51.89 minorth909.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 5:48 PM438 km272 miles237 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 4:48 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteFri 3:48 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 8:48 PM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 3:48 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:48 PM3947 km2452 miles2131 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:48 PM4209 km2615 miles2273 nmWest W
ApiaSat 2:48 PM4535 km2818 miles2449 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 2:48 PM4717 km2931 miles2547 nmWest W
SuvaSat 1:48 PM5435 km3377 miles2935 nmWest W
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