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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: 100%
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 Friday, August 31, 2012 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 06' South
Longitude: 37° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.47 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 31' 10.7"998.71 miwest0° 11' 38.2"13.33 minorth998.98 mi
24 hours11° 20' 07.6"779.70 mieast4° 42' 30.6"323.55 minorth846.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MossoróThu 10:58 PM104 km65 miles56 nmNorth N
Campina GrandeThu 10:58 PM207 km128 miles112 nmSoutheast SE
NatalThu 10:58 PM231 km144 miles125 nmEast E
Juàzeiro do NorteThu 10:58 PM249 km155 miles135 nmWest-southwest WSW
FortalezaThu 10:58 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RecifeThu 10:58 PM347 km216 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
MaceióThu 10:58 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Fernando de NoronhaThu 11:58 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-northeast ENE
SalvadorThu 10:58 PM770 km478 miles416 nmSouth S
BelémThu 10:58 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmWest-northwest WNW
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