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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 1:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

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 Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 24' South, Longitude: 137° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.90 meters/second, 1598.0 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"992.87 miWest0° 11' 19.0"12.96 miNorth993.19 mi
24 hours11° 32' 38.1"789.95 miEast4° 38' 24.2"318.85 miNorth855.44 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 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinThu 11:28 PM822 km511 miles444 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariThu 10:58 PM900 km560 miles486 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port MoresbyThu 11:58 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmEast E
DiliThu 10:58 PM1272 km790 miles687 nmWest W
CairnsThu 11:58 PM1330 km826 miles718 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsThu 11:28 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmSouth S
ManadoThu 9:58 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokThu 10:58 PM1781 km1106 miles962 nmNorth N
GorontaloThu 9:58 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW

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