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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, August 17, 2012 at 02:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 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:

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.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MelekeokFri 11:28 AM394 km245 miles213 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
ManilaFri 10:28 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
GorontaloFri 10:28 AM1808 km1123 miles976 nmSouthwest SW
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