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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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 08' South, Longitude: 144° 02' 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"929.83 miwest0° 00' 26.7"0.51 minorth929.85 mi
24 hours14° 01' 30.1"905.08 mieast0° 48' 30.0"55.61 minorth909.21 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 PM704 km437 miles380 nmWest-northwest WNW
Gambier IslandsFri 5:48 PM963 km599 miles520 nmEast-southeast ESE
AdamstownFri 6:48 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaFri 4:48 PM1634 km1015 miles882 nmWest W
AlofiFri 3:48 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM2927 km1819 miles1580 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSat 3:48 PM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 3:48 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmWest W
Easter Island *Fri 9:48 PM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmEast-southeast ESE
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