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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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:54 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 05' South, Longitude: 128° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.96 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.3"930.22 miwest0° 02' 10.8"2.50 misouth930.11 mi
24 hours14° 09' 56.4"914.43 mieast0° 13' 20.5"15.30 misouth913.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownFri 6:48 PM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 5:48 PM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandFri 8:48 PM2030 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 4:48 PM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 4:48 PM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 3:48 PM4355 km2706 miles2352 nmWest W
ApiaSat 3:48 PM4681 km2909 miles2527 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM4862 km3021 miles2625 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 9:48 PM5488 km3410 miles2963 nmNortheast NE
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