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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: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 02:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 127° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.42 meters/second, 1506.3 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.60 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 25' 28.9"935.77 miwest0° 03' 39.3"4.19 minorth935.96 mi
24 hours13° 32' 20.0"878.34 mieast2° 00' 59.4"138.71 minorth894.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 6:38 PM584 km363 miles315 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsSat 5:38 PM820 km510 miles443 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 9:38 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 4:38 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 4:38 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:38 PM4068 km2527 miles2196 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:38 PM4426 km2750 miles2390 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:38 PM4741 km2946 miles2560 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:38 PM4939 km3069 miles2667 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sat 9:38 PM5383 km3345 miles2907 nmNortheast NE
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