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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 7:41 PM
Next phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 23, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 02' South
Longitude: 167° 57' 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' 43.5"937.76 miwest0° 04' 12.9"4.83 minorth937.98 mi
24 hours346° 34' 17.6"872.79 miwest2° 13' 18.8"152.83 minorth891.90 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 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorth N
NoumeaSun 6:06 PM292 km181 miles158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LuganvilleSun 6:06 PM508 km315 miles274 nmNorth N
KingstonSun 6:36 PM998 km620 miles539 nmSouth S
SuvaSun 7:06 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 6:06 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNorthwest NW
BrisbaneSun 5:06 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSun 7:06 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmNortheast NE
NukualofaSun 8:06 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
AucklandSun 7:06 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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