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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, August 31, 2012 at 12:58:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 AM560 km348 miles302 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 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 12:58 AM1523 km946 miles822 nmNortheast NE
Port VilaFri 11:58 PM1623 km1009 miles876 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 12:58 AM1840 km1143 miles993 nmEast-southeast ESE

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