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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 09:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' North, Longitude: 141° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 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"997.63 miwest0° 10' 28.6"12.00 minorth997.50 mi
24 hours10° 52' 22.3"745.60 mieast3° 58' 38.6"273.37 minorth790.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiSun 11:18 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluSat 11:18 PM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteSat 11:18 PM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los Angeles *Sun 2:18 AM3757 km2334 miles2028 nmNortheast NE
RarotongaSat 11:18 PM3782 km2350 miles2042 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownSun 1:18 AM3804 km2364 miles2054 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoSun 10:18 PM3828 km2378 miles2067 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Francisco *Sun 2:18 AM3839 km2386 miles2073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 2:18 AM3956 km2458 miles2136 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandSat 9:18 PM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmWest W
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