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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 Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 02:48:00 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: 56%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, August 24, 2012 at 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 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: 127° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.97 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
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.51 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 24' 37.3"930.16 miwest0° 02' 10.9"2.50 misouth930.05 mi
24 hours14° 09' 56.4"914.38 mieast0° 13' 24.1"15.37 misouth913.82 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 PM493 km307 miles266 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Gambier IslandsFri 5:48 PM757 km470 miles409 nmWest-southwest WSW
Easter IslandFri 8:48 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmEast-southeast ESE
PapeeteFri 4:48 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest W
RarotongaFri 4:48 PM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 4:48 PM4085 km2538 miles2206 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 3:48 PM4383 km2724 miles2367 nmWest W
ApiaSat 3:48 PM4709 km2926 miles2542 nmWest W
NukualofaSat 3:48 PM4890 km3038 miles2640 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 9:48 PM5471 km3400 miles2954 nmNortheast NE

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