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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 Sunday, August 19, 2012 at 02:10:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 3%

Previous phaseNew MoonFriday, August 17, 2012 at 3:56 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 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° 36' 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"1003.09 miwest0° 12' 32.1"14.36 misouth1003.24 mi
24 hours11° 55' 16.6"824.29 mieast5° 02' 33.5"346.47 misouth894.09 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 PM436 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSun 1:10 PM844 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroSun 2:10 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 2:10 PM1046 km650 miles565 nmEast E
HoniaraSun 1:10 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSun 2:10 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth N
FunafutiSun 2:10 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySun 12:10 PM2190 km1361 miles1183 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaSun 1:10 PM2197 km1365 miles1186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandSat 2:10 PM2223 km1381 miles1200 nmEast E
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