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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: 32%
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 Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 15' North
Longitude: 141° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.35 meters/second, 1506.1 km/hour, 935.8 miles/hour or 813.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.6"935.55 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 minorth935.46 mi
24 hours11° 52' 49.1"766.13 mieast0° 12' 39.9"14.52 minorth765.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 6:36 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest W
San Francisco *Sat 9:36 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 9:36 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 9:36 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM2762 km1717 miles1492 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Sat 9:36 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 9:36 AM3166 km1967 miles1709 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 9:36 AM3175 km1973 miles1714 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sat 9:36 AM3383 km2102 miles1827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sat 9:36 AM3501 km2176 miles1891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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