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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: 43%

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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 158° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.81 meters/second, 1496.9 km/hour, 930.1 miles/hour or 808.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.50 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth15.50 mi
1 hour14° 24' 33.3"929.84 miwest0° 00' 35.0"0.67 minorth929.87 mi
24 hours14° 00' 32.5"904.03 mieast0° 51' 44.0"59.32 minorth908.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RarotongaFri 5:48 PM139 km86 miles75 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 5:48 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 4:48 PM1221 km759 miles659 nmWest W
ApiaSat 4:48 PM1627 km1011 miles879 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:48 PM1739 km1081 miles939 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:48 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 3:48 PM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 5:48 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 3:48 PM2773 km1723 miles1498 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 7:48 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmEast-southeast ESE

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