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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, August 5, 2012 at 3:18:00 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: 90%

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 Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 40' North, Longitude: 14° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.65 meters/second, 1618.7 km/hour, 1005.8 miles/hour or 874.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 28.6"1005.76 miWest0° 11' 49.1"13.53 miNorth1005.83 mi
24 hours10° 53' 43.2"753.59 miEast4° 37' 12.0"317.44 miNorth816.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MonroviaSun 3:18 AM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KakataSun 3:18 AM773 km480 miles417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BoSun 3:18 AM849 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KenemaSun 3:18 AM862 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FreetownSun 3:18 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNorth N
GbarngaSun 3:18 AM871 km541 miles470 nmNortheast NE
MakeniSun 3:18 AM938 km583 miles506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San PédroSun 3:18 AM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
KoiduSun 3:18 AM949 km590 miles513 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ConakrySun 3:18 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth N

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