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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 18:36:00 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 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' North, Longitude: 170° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.18 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"935.09 miwest0° 01' 29.7"1.71 minorth935.01 mi
24 hours11° 53' 44.9"766.80 mieast0° 07' 48.4"8.95 minorth766.51 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 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluSat 8:36 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmEast E
Baker IslandSat 6:36 AM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 6:36 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
KiritimatiSun 8:36 AM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSun 6:36 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSun 6:36 AM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 7:36 AM3395 km2109 miles1833 nmSouth S
Adak *Sat 9:36 AM3441 km2138 miles1858 nmNorth N
YarenSun 6:36 AM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmSouthwest SW
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