Moon Light World Map
The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
UTC time = Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:28:00 AM.
= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.
= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).
The moon is so close to the Sun that it is probably impossible to see from earth
Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%
|Previous phase||Third Quarter||Thursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:56 PM|
|Next phase||New Moon||Friday, 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
The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.62 meters/second, 1586.2 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.4"||16.43 mi||West||0° 00' 10.5"||0.20 mi||South||16.43 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 30.7"||985.48 mi||West||0° 10' 35.3"||12.13 mi||South||985.85 mi|
|24 hours||11° 46' 09.1"||799.44 mi||East||4° 29' 52.1"||309.11 mi||South||861.96 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Colonia||Fri 12:28 PM||307 km||191 miles||166 nm||ESE|
|Melekeok||Fri 11:28 AM||394 km||245 miles||213 nm||SSW|
|Hagåtña||Fri 12:28 PM||1026 km||637 miles||554 nm||ENE|
|Davao||Fri 10:28 AM||1187 km||737 miles||641 nm||WSW|
|General Santos||Fri 10:28 AM||1273 km||791 miles||688 nm||WSW|
|Manokwari||Fri 11:28 AM||1314 km||816 miles||709 nm||S|
|Jayapura||Fri 11:28 AM||1587 km||986 miles||857 nm||SSE|
|Manado||Fri 10:28 AM||1589 km||987 miles||858 nm||SW|
|Quezon||Fri 10:28 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm||WNW|
|Manila||Fri 10:28 AM||1649 km||1025 miles||890 nm||WNW|
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