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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 17:26:00 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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 153° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.28 meters/second, 1505.8 km/hour, 935.7 miles/hour or 813.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"15.59 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.4"935.32 miwest0° 01' 36.6"1.85 minorth935.23 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.4"766.38 mieast0° 10' 40.2"12.24 minorth766.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 7:26 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuSat 7:26 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 7:26 AM494 km307 miles267 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:26 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 6:26 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 10:26 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 10:26 AM3695 km2296 miles1995 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Sat 9:26 AM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM3926 km2440 miles2120 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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