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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: 44%
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 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 05' South
Longitude: 164° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.93 meters/second, 1497.4 km/hour, 930.4 miles/hour or 808.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.51 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.9"930.17 miwest0° 00' 56.9"1.09 minorth930.22 mi
24 hours13° 57' 55.3"901.46 mieast1° 00' 04.4"68.88 minorth907.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 5:24 PM277 km172 miles150 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 5:24 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
LuganvilleSat 5:24 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonSat 5:54 PM965 km599 miles521 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSat 4:24 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 5:24 PM1364 km848 miles736 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuvaSat 6:24 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmEast E
SydneySat 4:24 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsSat 4:24 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
AucklandSat 6:24 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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