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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 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 16' North, Longitude: 155° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.26 meters/second, 1505.7 km/hour, 935.6 miles/hour or 813.0 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' 01.6"0.03 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 31.2"935.34 miwest0° 01' 35.5"1.83 minorth935.26 mi
24 hours11° 53' 17.5"766.50 mieast0° 10' 13.0"11.72 minorth766.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WailukuSat 7:36 AM86 km54 miles47 nmWest-southwest WSW
Napili-HonokowaiSat 7:36 AM99 km61 miles53 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kailua-KonaSat 7:36 AM182 km113 miles98 nmSouth S
HiloSat 7:36 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 7:36 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 7:36 AM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 6:36 AM2311 km1436 miles1248 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSat 5:36 AM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmSouthwest SW
San Francisco *Sat 10:36 AM3685 km2290 miles1990 nmNortheast NE
Unalaska *Sat 9:36 AM3733 km2320 miles2016 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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