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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 5:46:00 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 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 AM154 km96 miles83 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 AM3654 km2271 miles1973 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSun 6:46 AM3687 km2291 miles1991 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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