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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: 0%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 9, 2012 at 6:55 PM
This phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:55 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 17, 2012 at 15:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 27' North, Longitude: 59° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.6"992.87 miwest0° 11' 22.2"13.02 misouth993.19 mi
24 hours11° 45' 45.2"804.89 mieast4° 45' 00.3"326.43 misouth872.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Georgetown (Guyana)Fri 11:54 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
San FernandoFri 11:54 AM298 km185 miles161 nmNorthwest NW
LindenFri 11:54 AM299 km186 miles161 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChaguanasFri 11:54 AM312 km194 miles169 nmNorthwest NW
New AmsterdamFri 11:54 AM326 km202 miles176 nmSoutheast SE
Port of SpainFri 11:54 AM331 km205 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughFri 11:54 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nieuw NickerieFri 12:54 PM390 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
MaturínFri 11:24 AM432 km268 miles233 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarFri 11:24 AM449 km279 miles243 nmWest W
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