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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 = Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:28:00 AM.

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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 Friday, August 17, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 54' North, Longitude: 135° 42' East

The ground speed is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 kilometres/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.43 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"985.48 miWest0° 10' 35.3"12.13 miSouth985.85 mi
24 hours11° 46' 09.1"799.44 miEast4° 29' 52.1"309.11 miSouth861.96 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColoniaFri 12:28 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM394 km245 miles213 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KororFri 11:28 AM416 km258 miles224 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaFri 12:28 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoFri 10:28 AM1187 km737 miles641 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 10:28 AM1273 km791 miles688 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmSouth S
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoFri 10:28 AM1589 km987 miles858 nmSouthwest SW
QuezonFri 10:28 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmWest-northwest WNW

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