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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, August 11, 2012 at 4:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 AM2560 km1591 miles1382 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 AM3141 km1952 miles1696 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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