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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 17:46:00 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 17:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 17' North, Longitude: 157° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.25 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' 31.1"935.25 miwest0° 01' 34.6"1.81 minorth935.17 mi
24 hours11° 53' 21.6"766.50 mieast0° 09' 51.1"11.30 minorth766.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 7:46 AM9 km5 miles5 nmEast-northeast ENE
Napili-HonokowaiSat 7:46 AM135 km84 miles73 nmEast-southeast ESE
WailukuSat 7:46 AM155 km96 miles84 nmEast-southeast ESE
LihueSat 7:46 AM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-northwest WNW
HiloSat 7:46 AM344 km214 miles186 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwaySat 6:46 AM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 7:46 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 5:46 AM3083 km1915 miles1665 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroSun 5:46 AM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:46 AM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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