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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: 99%
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 Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 24' South
Longitude: 136° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.91 meters/second, 1598.1 km/hour, 993.0 miles/hour or 862.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.55 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.3"992.95 miwest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 minorth993.27 mi
24 hours11° 32' 37.0"789.99 mieast4° 38' 24.8"318.88 minorth855.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JayapuraThu 10:58 PM776 km482 miles419 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 11:28 PM797 km496 miles431 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 10:58 PM889 km553 miles480 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyThu 11:58 PM1142 km709 miles616 nmEast E
DiliThu 10:58 PM1242 km772 miles671 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:58 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 11:28 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth S
ManadoThu 9:58 PM1725 km1072 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 10:58 PM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth N
GorontaloThu 9:58 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-northwest WNW
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