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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 1:55 PM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 12:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 58' South, Longitude: 163° 12' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.22 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.4"1002.49 miwest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 minorth1002.70 mi
24 hours11° 10' 41.7"771.37 mieast4° 43' 08.2"324.23 minorth837.96 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 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNortheast NE
HoniaraFri 11:58 PM703 km437 miles380 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoFri 11:58 PM840 km522 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
ArawaFri 10:58 PM883 km549 miles477 nmWest-southwest WSW
BukaFri 10:58 PM960 km597 miles519 nmWest W
TarawaSat 12:58 AM1242 km772 miles670 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirFri 11:58 PM1327 km824 miles716 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 12:58 AM1516 km942 miles819 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:58 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:58 AM1842 km1144 miles995 nmEast-southeast ESE

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