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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 = Monday, August 13, 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: 15%

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 Monday, August 13, 2012 at 20:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 28' North, Longitude: 168° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.16 meters/second, 1512.6 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 miSouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.1"939.56 miWest0° 03' 38.3"4.17 miSouth939.75 mi
24 hours12° 03' 02.2"781.06 miEast1° 55' 37.2"132.55 miSouth796.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 10:10 AM1143 km710 miles617 nmEast E
MidwayMon 9:10 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 8:10 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiTue 10:10 AM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 8:10 AM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmWest W
MajuroTue 8:10 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 8:10 AM2890 km1796 miles1561 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoTue 9:10 AM3310 km2057 miles1787 nmSouth S
FunafutiTue 8:10 AM3465 km2153 miles1871 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenTue 8:10 AM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmSouthwest SW

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