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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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 132° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.48 meters/second, 1506.5 km/hour, 936.1 miles/hour or 813.5 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' 30.0"935.91 miwest0° 03' 41.8"4.24 minorth936.10 mi
24 hours13° 31' 50.9"877.93 mieast2° 01' 55.5"139.79 minorth894.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsSat 5:58 PM408 km254 miles220 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 6:58 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 4:58 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:58 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 4:58 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:58 PM3662 km2275 miles1977 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:58 PM3926 km2440 miles2120 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:58 PM4240 km2634 miles2289 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:58 PM4337 km2695 miles2342 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:58 PM4444 km2761 miles2399 nmWest W
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