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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, August 2, 2012 at 3:28 AM
This phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 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"954.52 miwest0° 05' 52.4"6.73 minorth954.27 mi
24 hours11° 23' 48.3"748.72 mieast1° 57' 17.1"134.46 minorth756.40 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 AM473 km294 miles255 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 5:54 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 6:54 AM1565 km973 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaFri 4:54 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenFri 6:54 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaFri 6:54 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 7:54 AM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
TokyoFri 3:54 AM2944 km1830 miles1590 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandThu 6:54 AM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraFri 5:54 AM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmSouth S
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