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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 9, 2012 at 6:54:00 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: 50%

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 Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 18:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 17' North, Longitude: 162° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miNorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"954.46 miWest0° 05' 52.5"6.73 miNorth954.22 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.4"748.66 miEast1° 57' 19.4"134.50 miNorth756.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandFri 6:54 AM445 km277 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 5:54 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 6:54 AM1564 km972 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 4:54 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 6:54 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:54 AM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 7:54 AM2325 km1445 miles1255 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoFri 3:54 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 6:54 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 5:54 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmSouth S

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