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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 = Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 8:10:00 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: 23%

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 Sunday, August 12, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 24' North, Longitude: 179° 09' 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"933.91 miWest0° 01' 07.6"1.29 miSouth933.98 mi
24 hours347° 58' 02.7"775.06 miWest0° 55' 58.3"64.18 miSouth780.13 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 AM832 km517 miles449 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Wake IslandMon 8:10 AM1327 km824 miles716 nmWest W
MajuroMon 8:10 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 8:10 AM2310 km1435 miles1247 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 10:10 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast E
Baker IslandSun 8:10 AM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 8:10 AM2769 km1720 miles1495 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 7:10 AM2769 km1721 miles1495 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiMon 8:10 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmSouth S
KiritimatiMon 10:10 AM3342 km2076 miles1804 nmSoutheast SE

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