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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 32%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 16:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 15' North, Longitude: 141° 00' 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' 32.7"935.49 miwest0° 01' 41.5"1.94 minorth935.40 mi
24 hours11° 52' 48.5"766.07 mieast0° 12' 42.6"14.58 minorth765.66 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 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmWest W
San Francisco *Sat 9:36 AM2558 km1590 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 9:36 AM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 9:36 AM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSun 6:36 AM2781 km1728 miles1502 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Sat 9:36 AM3001 km1865 miles1620 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 9:36 AM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 9:36 AM3151 km1958 miles1701 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Sat 9:36 AM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Sat 9:36 AM3491 km2169 miles1885 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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