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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 2:58:00 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 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 132° 09' 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' 29.8"935.83 miWest0° 03' 41.7"4.24 miNorth936.03 mi
24 hours13° 31' 52.5"877.89 miEast2° 01' 52.5"139.72 miNorth894.41 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 PM426 km265 miles230 nmSouthwest SW
AdamstownSat 6:58 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteSat 4:58 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 9:58 PM2441 km1516 miles1318 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 4:58 PM2875 km1786 miles1552 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 4:58 PM3684 km2289 miles1989 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiSat 3:58 PM3954 km2457 miles2135 nmWest W
ApiaSun 3:58 PM4268 km2652 miles2304 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 3:58 PM4361 km2710 miles2355 nmWest W
NukualofaSun 3:58 PM4471 km2778 miles2414 nmWest W

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