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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 30, 2012 at 8:18:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 08:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 24' North, Longitude: 126° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.19 meters/second, 1606.3 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 55.0"997.98 miWest0° 10' 31.1"12.05 miNorth997.85 mi
24 hours10° 52' 08.3"745.58 miEast3° 59' 49.6"274.71 miNorth790.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSun 1:18 AM2891 km1797 miles1561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 1:18 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Sun 3:18 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 1:18 AM3236 km2011 miles1748 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sun 1:18 AM3379 km2100 miles1825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 1:18 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 10:18 PM3494 km2171 miles1886 nmWest W
AdamstownSun 12:18 AM3615 km2246 miles1952 nmSouth S
HonoluluSat 10:18 PM3723 km2313 miles2010 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSat 10:18 PM3760 km2336 miles2030 nmSouthwest SW

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