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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 07:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.9"1000.99 miwest0° 11' 44.3"13.44 minorth1001.23 mi
24 hours11° 14' 43.9"775.04 mieast4° 43' 12.6"324.34 minorth841.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownThu 11:58 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter IslandFri 1:58 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PapeeteThu 9:58 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiFri 9:58 PM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmWest W
Mexico City *Fri 2:58 AM3866 km2402 miles2087 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsFri 1:58 AM3898 km2422 miles2105 nmEast E
HermosilloFri 12:58 AM4030 km2504 miles2176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RarotongaThu 9:58 PM4218 km2621 miles2278 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuatemalaFri 1:58 AM4322 km2685 miles2333 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Fri 12:58 AM4364 km2712 miles2356 nmNorth N
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