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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 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 57' South
Longitude: 162° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.19 meters/second, 1613.5 km/hour, 1002.6 miles/hour or 871.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.4"1002.56 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth1002.77 mi
24 hours11° 10' 40.9"771.41 mieast4° 43' 08.2"324.26 minorth838.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenSat 12:58 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:58 PM689 km428 miles372 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 11:58 PM815 km507 miles440 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaFri 10:58 PM855 km531 miles461 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 12:58 AM1268 km788 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 11:58 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 12:58 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:58 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 10:58 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 12:58 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmEast-southeast ESE
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