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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: 41%

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 Friday, August 10, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 167° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.67 meters/second, 1518.0 km/hour, 943.3 miles/hour or 819.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.8"0.08 minorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.4"943.00 miwest0° 03' 53.5"4.46 minorth942.81 mi
24 hours11° 39' 36.0"757.37 mieast1° 07' 22.0"77.24 minorth758.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 7:36 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast E
MidwayFri 6:36 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 7:36 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandFri 5:36 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 5:36 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
MajuroSat 5:36 AM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 5:36 AM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 6:36 AM3291 km2045 miles1777 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 5:36 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Adak *Fri 8:36 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth N
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