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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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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 6:55 PM
Next phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 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° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.63 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.43 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 30.7"985.49 miwest0° 10' 35.5"12.13 misouth985.86 mi
24 hours11° 46' 09.0"799.45 mieast4° 29' 53.5"309.13 misouth861.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HagåtñaFri 12:28 PM1054 km655 miles569 nmEast-northeast ENE
DavaoFri 10:28 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosFri 10:28 AM1246 km774 miles673 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariFri 11:28 AM1310 km814 miles707 nmSouth S
ManadoFri 10:28 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmSouthwest SW
JayapuraFri 11:28 AM1597 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
QuezonFri 10:28 AM1615 km1004 miles872 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManilaFri 10:28 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloFri 10:28 AM1784 km1109 miles964 nmSouthwest SW

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