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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 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 19:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 19' North
Longitude: 155° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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' 50.3"954.27 miwest0° 05' 50.2"6.69 minorth954.03 mi
24 hours11° 24' 06.9"748.88 mieast1° 56' 22.7"133.42 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 7:20 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmEast E
PalikirFri 6:20 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouth S
HagåtñaFri 5:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 7:20 AM2060 km1280 miles1113 nmSoutheast SE
YarenFri 7:20 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaFri 4:20 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoFri 4:20 AM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokFri 4:20 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 7:20 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmSoutheast SE
NagoyaFri 4:20 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmNorthwest NW
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