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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 66%

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 Monday, September 24, 2012 at 07:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 49' South, Longitude: 178° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.64 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.1 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"15.87 miwest0° 00' 06.8"0.13 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 27' 14.6"951.89 miwest0° 06' 54.5"7.92 minorth952.23 mi
24 hours12° 47' 10.8"842.11 mieast3° 11' 10.2"219.09 minorth876.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TubouMon 7:06 PM67 km42 miles36 nmSouthwest SW
LabasaMon 7:06 PM287 km178 miles155 nmWest-northwest WNW
LevukaMon 7:06 PM299 km186 miles161 nmWest W
SuvaMon 7:06 PM343 km213 miles185 nmWest W
LautokaMon 7:06 PM446 km277 miles241 nmWest W
NadiMon 7:06 PM449 km279 miles242 nmWest W
NeiafuMon 8:06 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast-southeast ESE
PangaiMon 8:06 PM476 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
NukualofaMon 8:06 PM494 km307 miles267 nmSoutheast SE
Mata-UtuMon 7:06 PM552 km343 miles298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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