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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 3:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 34%

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 Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 53' South, Longitude: 169° 36' 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 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 26' 22.4"955.78 miWest0° 08' 06.5"9.30 miSouth955.48 mi
24 hours13° 40' 41.7"905.41 miEast2° 43' 19.5"187.21 miSouth917.82 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 PM242 km150 miles131 nmSouth S
Pago PagoWed 4:46 PM312 km194 miles169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ApiaThu 4:46 PM410 km255 miles222 nmNorthwest NW
Salelologa (Savai'i)Thu 4:46 PM448 km278 miles242 nmNorthwest NW
NeiafuThu 4:46 PM504 km313 miles272 nmWest-southwest WSW
PangaiThu 4:46 PM597 km371 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 4:46 PM754 km468 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 4:46 PM850 km528 miles459 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RarotongaWed 5:46 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmEast-southeast ESE
SuvaThu 3:46 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmWest W

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