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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 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 141° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.77 meters/second, 1496.8 km/hour, 930.1 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' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 31.5"929.82 miwest0° 00' 25.3"0.48 minorth929.84 mi
24 hours14° 01' 39.6"905.24 mieast0° 47' 57.6"54.99 minorth909.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsFri 5:38 PM725 km450 miles391 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 4:38 PM923 km574 miles498 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 6:38 PM1259 km782 miles680 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 4:38 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:38 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:38 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmNorthwest NW
ApiaSat 3:38 PM3295 km2047 miles1779 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 9:38 PM3340 km2076 miles1804 nmEast-southeast ESE
FakaofoSat 3:38 PM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:38 PM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmWest W
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