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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 22, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 143° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.78 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' 31.8"929.76 miwest0° 00' 26.5"0.51 minorth929.79 mi
24 hours14° 01' 31.3"905.03 mieast0° 48' 26.4"55.54 minorth909.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 4:48 PM727 km452 miles393 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsFri 5:48 PM937 km582 miles506 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 6:48 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 4:48 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:48 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 3:48 PM3076 km1912 miles1661 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:48 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM3259 km2025 miles1760 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 9:48 PM3551 km2207 miles1918 nmEast-southeast ESE
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