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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 08' South
Longitude: 146° 26' 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' 32.0"929.84 miwest0° 00' 28.0"0.54 minorth929.86 mi
24 hours14° 01' 20.6"904.91 mieast0° 49' 02.4"56.23 minorth909.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteFri 4:58 PM516 km320 miles278 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaFri 4:58 PM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 6:58 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmEast-southeast ESE
AlofiFri 3:58 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
ApiaSat 3:58 PM2805 km1743 miles1514 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 4:58 PM2807 km1744 miles1515 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 3:58 PM2958 km1838 miles1597 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 3:58 PM2983 km1854 miles1611 nmWest W
SuvaSat 2:58 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmWest W
Chatham IslandsSat 3:43 PM3762 km2338 miles2031 nmSouthwest SW
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