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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 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 15' South
Longitude: 144° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.64 meters/second, 1507.1 km/hour, 936.5 miles/hour or 813.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.4"15.61 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.61 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.5"936.26 miwest0° 03' 48.1"4.36 minorth936.46 mi
24 hours13° 30' 37.8"876.90 mieast2° 04' 15.1"142.45 minorth893.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PapeeteSat 5:48 PM619 km384 miles334 nmWest-northwest WNW
AdamstownSat 7:48 PM1566 km973 miles845 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaSat 5:48 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmWest W
AlofiSat 4:48 PM2673 km1661 miles1443 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 5:48 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaSun 4:48 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmWest W
FakaofoSun 4:48 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-northwest WNW
NukualofaSun 4:48 PM3201 km1989 miles1728 nmWest W
Easter Island *Sat 10:48 PM3648 km2267 miles1970 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaSun 3:48 PM3905 km2426 miles2108 nmWest W
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