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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, August 31, 2012 at 07:58:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||4° 56' ||South|
|Longitude: ||124° 26' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.49 meters/second, 1611.0 km/hour, 1001.0 miles/hour or 869.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.3"||16.68 mi||west||0° 00' 11.6"||0.22 mi||north||16.68 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 26.9"||1000.99 mi||west||0° 11' 44.3"||13.44 mi||north||1001.23 mi|
|24 hours||11° 14' 43.9"||775.04 mi||east||4° 43' 12.6"||324.34 mi||north||841.90 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Adamstown||Thu 11:58 PM||2308 km||1434 miles||1246 nm|| SSW|
|Easter Island||Fri 1:58 AM||2929 km||1820 miles||1581 nm|| SSE|
|Papeete||Thu 9:58 PM||3071 km||1908 miles||1658 nm|| WSW|
|Kiritimati||Fri 9:58 PM||3735 km||2321 miles||2017 nm|| W|
|Mexico City *||Fri 2:58 AM||3866 km||2402 miles||2087 nm|| NE|
|Galapagos Islands||Fri 1:58 AM||3898 km||2422 miles||2105 nm|| E|
|Hermosillo||Fri 12:58 AM||4030 km||2504 miles||2176 nm|| NNE|
|Rarotonga||Thu 9:58 PM||4218 km||2621 miles||2278 nm|| WSW|
|Guatemala||Fri 1:58 AM||4322 km||2685 miles||2333 nm|| ENE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 12:58 AM||4364 km||2712 miles||2356 nm|| N|
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