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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 13:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' South, Longitude: 150° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.29 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.4"1002.79 miwest0° 11' 47.9"13.51 minorth1003.00 mi
24 hours11° 10' 02.6"770.83 mieast4° 43' 04.1"324.18 minorth837.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukaFri 11:48 PM463 km288 miles250 nmEast-southeast ESE
LaeFri 11:48 PM536 km333 miles289 nmSouthwest SW
ArawaFri 11:48 PM590 km367 miles319 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbyFri 11:48 PM744 km462 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GizoSat 12:48 AM819 km509 miles442 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 10:48 PM1133 km704 miles612 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 12:48 AM1186 km737 miles640 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalikirSat 12:48 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
CairnsFri 11:48 PM1553 km965 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 1:48 AM1826 km1134 miles986 nmEast E
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