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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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' North, Longitude: 170° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.17 meters/second, 1505.4 km/hour, 935.4 miles/hour or 812.9 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' 01.5"0.03 minorth15.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.8"935.15 miwest0° 01' 29.5"1.71 minorth935.07 mi
24 hours11° 53' 45.3"766.86 mieast0° 07' 45.7"8.90 minorth766.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySat 7:36 AM1048 km651 miles566 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM1290 km801 miles696 nmEast E
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmWest W
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 6:36 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSun 8:36 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 7:36 AM3394 km2109 miles1832 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 9:36 AM3437 km2135 miles1856 nmNorth N
YarenSun 6:36 AM3461 km2150 miles1869 nmSouthwest SW
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