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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 2:12 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 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° 11' 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' 33.7"904.05 mieast0° 51' 40.4"59.25 minorth908.56 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 PM166 km103 miles90 nmWest W
PapeeteFri 5:48 PM988 km614 miles534 nmEast-northeast ENE
AlofiFri 4:48 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmWest W
ApiaSat 4:48 PM1652 km1027 miles892 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSat 4:48 PM1767 km1098 miles954 nmWest W
FakaofoSat 4:48 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorthwest NW
SuvaSat 3:48 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 5:48 PM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth N
FunafutiSat 3:48 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownFri 7:48 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmEast-southeast ESE

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