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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 2:48:00 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: 54%

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 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 129° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.45 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 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' 29.4"935.76 miWest0° 03' 40.4"4.21 miNorth935.96 mi
24 hours13° 32' 07.1"878.09 miEast2° 01' 24.5"139.18 miNorth894.52 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 PM527 km327 miles285 nmSouth S
Gambier IslandsSat 5:48 PM622 km386 miles336 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:48 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 4:48 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:48 PM3884 km2413 miles2097 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:48 PM4204 km2612 miles2270 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:48 PM4518 km2808 miles2440 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:48 PM4719 km2932 miles2548 nmWest W
SuvaSun 2:48 PM5433 km3376 miles2934 nmWest W

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