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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: 56%

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 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 02' South, Longitude: 168° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.63 miwest0° 00' 04.2"0.08 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.3"937.69 miwest0° 04' 12.8"4.83 minorth937.91 mi
24 hours346° 34' 15.8"872.75 miwest2° 13' 15.7"152.77 minorth891.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port VilaSun 6:06 PM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth N
NoumeaSun 6:06 PM307 km191 miles166 nmSouthwest SW
LuganvilleSun 6:06 PM513 km319 miles277 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KingstonSun 6:36 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth S
NadiSun 7:06 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
LautokaSun 7:06 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast-northeast ENE
SuvaSun 7:06 PM1094 km680 miles591 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 6:06 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 8:06 PM1732 km1076 miles935 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 7:06 PM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNortheast NE
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