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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 17:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 153° 22' 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"15.60 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.4"935.38 miwest0° 01' 36.4"1.85 minorth935.29 mi
24 hours11° 53' 12.8"766.44 mieast0° 10' 37.5"12.18 minorth766.07 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 AM250 km155 miles135 nmSouthwest SW
WailukuSat 7:26 AM329 km204 miles178 nmWest W
HonoluluSat 7:26 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:26 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 6:26 AM2542 km1580 miles1373 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 5:26 AM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 10:26 AM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 10:26 AM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmEast-northeast ENE
Unalaska *Sat 9:26 AM3790 km2355 miles2046 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSun 6:26 AM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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