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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 = Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 8:28:00 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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

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 Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 56' North, Longitude: 137° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.00 meters/second, 1580.4 km/hour, 982.0 miles/hour or 853.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.37 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 miSouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 30' 27.5"981.83 miWest0° 10' 11.4"11.67 miSouth982.21 mi
24 hours11° 46' 54.4"797.38 miEast4° 21' 46.3"299.85 miSouth857.15 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 10:28 AM2427 km1508 miles1310 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 10:28 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los Angeles *Thu 1:28 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 1:28 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloThu 1:28 PM3321 km2064 miles1793 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 1:28 PM3479 km2162 miles1879 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 1:28 PM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteThu 10:28 AM3529 km2193 miles1906 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Salt Lake City *Thu 2:28 PM4044 km2513 miles2184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 3:28 PM4161 km2585 miles2247 nmEast-northeast ENE

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