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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 2:38:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterSaturday, September 22, 2012 at 7:42 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 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° 20' 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"935.69 miWest0° 03' 39.1"4.19 miNorth935.89 mi
24 hours13° 32' 21.6"878.30 miEast2° 00' 56.4"138.64 miNorth894.62 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 PM596 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsSat 5:38 PM846 km526 miles457 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter Island *Sat 9:38 PM1980 km1230 miles1069 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteSat 4:38 PM2359 km1466 miles1274 nmWest W
RarotongaSat 4:38 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:38 PM4091 km2542 miles2209 nmWest-northwest WNW
AlofiSat 3:38 PM4454 km2768 miles2405 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:38 PM4769 km2964 miles2575 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:38 PM4966 km3086 miles2681 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sat 9:38 PM5366 km3335 miles2898 nmNortheast NE

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