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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: 67%
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 Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 02:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 18' South
Longitude: 114° 03' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.49 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.49 mi
1 hour14° 24' 40.7"928.88 miwest0° 01' 12.5"1.39 minorth928.95 mi
24 hours13° 59' 51.7"902.24 mieast1° 06' 48.8"76.61 minorth908.82 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 PM800 km497 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
AdamstownSat 6:48 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest-southwest WSW
Galapagos IslandsSat 8:48 PM3485 km2165 miles1882 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSat 4:48 PM3745 km2327 miles2022 nmWest W
LimaSat 9:48 PM4068 km2528 miles2196 nmEast E
SantiagoSat 10:48 PM4462 km2773 miles2409 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoSat 9:48 PM4511 km2803 miles2436 nmEast-northeast ENE
RarotongaSat 4:48 PM4728 km2938 miles2553 nmWest W
San SalvadorSat 8:48 PM4730 km2939 miles2554 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaSat 8:48 PM4731 km2940 miles2555 nmNortheast NE
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