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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 = Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 8:26:00 PM.

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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: 42%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 25, 2016 at 3:42 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 1, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 20:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' North, Longitude: 150° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 427.00 meters/second, 1537.2 kilometres/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.92 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miNorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.2"954.94 miWest0° 04' 21.3"4.99 miNorth954.77 mi
24 hours13° 32' 09.8"895.39 miEast1° 13' 38.7"84.41 miNorth896.37 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanFri 6:26 AM537 km334 miles290 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaFri 6:26 AM723 km449 miles390 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 7:26 AM1399 km870 miles756 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 8:26 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmEast E
MelekeokFri 5:26 AM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaFri 5:26 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoFri 5:26 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraFri 5:26 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NagoyaFri 5:26 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northwest NNW
OsakaFri 5:26 AM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmNorthwest NW

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