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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: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:29 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 3, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 45' South, Longitude: 168° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.71 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.9"996.93 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.51 minorth997.22 mi
24 hours11° 26' 22.9"785.82 mieast4° 46' 15.4"327.82 minorth854.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 1:58 AM703 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:58 AM961 km597 miles519 nmWest-southwest WSW
LuganvilleSat 12:58 AM977 km607 miles527 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 1:58 AM1046 km650 miles565 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 12:58 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 1:58 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmEast E
MajuroSat 1:58 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SuvaSat 1:58 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 1:58 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 12:58 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
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