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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 26, 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: 67%

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 Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 18' South, Longitude: 113° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.36 meters/second, 1495.3 km/hour, 929.1 miles/hour or 807.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"928.82 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 minorth928.88 mi
24 hours13° 59' 52.5"902.19 mieast1° 06' 45.1"76.54 minorth908.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Easter IslandSat 8:48 PM784 km487 miles423 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:48 PM3463 km2152 miles1870 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM3773 km2345 miles2037 nmWest W
LimaSat 9:48 PM4040 km2511 miles2182 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 10:48 PM4437 km2757 miles2396 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 9:48 PM4486 km2787 miles2422 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorSat 8:48 PM4713 km2929 miles2545 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 8:48 PM4716 km2930 miles2546 nmNortheast NE
San JoseSat 8:48 PM4742 km2946 miles2560 nmNortheast NE

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