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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: 100%
Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 09:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 33' North
Longitude: 138° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.04 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 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' 54.8"997.70 miwest0° 10' 29.0"12.01 minorth997.57 mi
24 hours10° 52' 19.9"745.60 mieast3° 58' 50.3"273.60 minorth790.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:08 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 11:08 PM2560 km1591 miles1382 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 11:08 PM3020 km1876 miles1631 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:08 AM3609 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownSun 1:08 AM3727 km2316 miles2012 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Francisco *Sun 2:08 AM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:08 AM3759 km2335 miles2029 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 11:08 PM3929 km2441 miles2121 nmSouthwest SW
PhoenixSun 2:08 AM3968 km2465 miles2142 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sun 2:08 AM3969 km2466 miles2143 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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