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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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

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 Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 02:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 163° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.47 meters/second, 1614.5 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.3"1003.16 miwest0° 12' 32.2"14.36 misouth1003.31 mi
24 hours11° 55' 17.1"824.36 mieast5° 02' 33.5"346.50 misouth894.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSun 2:10 PM462 km287 miles249 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 1:10 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 2:10 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 2:10 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM1272 km791 miles687 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 2:10 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 2:10 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 1:10 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 2:10 PM2253 km1400 miles1216 nmEast E
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