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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: 54%
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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 19' South
Longitude: 130° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.4 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' 29.5"935.84 miwest0° 03' 40.5"4.22 minorth936.03 mi
24 hours13° 32' 05.4"878.13 mieast2° 01' 27.5"139.25 minorth894.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsSat 5:48 PM598 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM2081 km1293 miles1124 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:48 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 4:48 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:48 PM3861 km2399 miles2085 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:48 PM4176 km2595 miles2255 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:48 PM4490 km2790 miles2425 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:48 PM4691 km2915 miles2533 nmWest W
SuvaSun 2:48 PM5405 km3359 miles2919 nmWest W
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