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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: 34%
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 Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 53' South
Longitude: 169° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.40 meters/second, 1538.6 km/hour, 956.1 miles/hour or 830.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"15.93 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"955.83 miwest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 misouth955.54 mi
24 hours13° 40' 43.0"905.48 mieast2° 43' 16.4"187.17 misouth917.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlofiWed 4:46 PM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 4:46 PM304 km189 miles164 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaThu 4:46 PM395 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 4:46 PM430 km267 miles232 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 4:46 PM477 km297 miles258 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiThu 4:46 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouthwest SW
NukualofaThu 4:46 PM731 km455 miles395 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 4:46 PM845 km525 miles456 nmNorth N
RarotongaWed 5:46 PM1166 km724 miles630 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 3:46 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmWest W
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