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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: 23%
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 Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 24' North
Longitude: 178° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 417.65 meters/second, 1503.5 km/hour, 934.3 miles/hour or 811.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"15.57 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.3"933.98 miwest0° 01' 07.8"1.30 misouth934.04 mi
24 hours347° 58' 02.5"775.12 miwest0° 56' 01.1"64.24 misouth780.20 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 9:10 AM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 8:10 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmWest W
MajuroMon 8:10 AM1781 km1106 miles962 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 8:10 AM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 8:10 AM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 10:10 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmEast E
PalikirMon 7:10 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenMon 8:10 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 8:10 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 10:10 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmSoutheast SE
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