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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 1:48:00 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 01:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 129° 22' 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"929.70 miWest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 miNorth929.72 mi
24 hours14° 02' 27.1"906.01 miEast0° 45' 11.6"51.82 miNorth909.75 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 PM442 km275 miles239 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsFri 4:48 PM618 km384 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Fri 8:48 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 3:48 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 3:48 PM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:48 PM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 2:48 PM4237 km2633 miles2288 nmWest W
ApiaSat 2:48 PM4562 km2835 miles2464 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 2:48 PM4744 km2948 miles2562 nmWest W
SuvaSat 1:48 PM5462 km3394 miles2950 nmWest W

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