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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 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 20:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 34' North, Longitude: 125° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.84 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.58 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.4"995.01 miwest0° 11' 35.8"13.28 misouth995.32 mi
24 hours11° 46' 05.2"806.99 mieast4° 49' 08.6"331.16 misouth875.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 1:28 PM2840 km1764 miles1533 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 1:28 PM3031 km1884 miles1637 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Fri 3:28 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 1:28 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 1:28 PM3342 km2076 miles1804 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 1:28 PM3361 km2088 miles1815 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 10:28 AM3559 km2212 miles1922 nmWest W
AdamstownFri 12:28 PM3641 km2263 miles1966 nmSouth S
HonoluluFri 10:28 AM3770 km2342 miles2036 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteFri 10:28 AM3818 km2372 miles2061 nmSouthwest SW
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