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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
This phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 13:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 46' South
Longitude: 148° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.31 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.5 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 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.7"1002.84 miwest0° 11' 48.0"13.51 minorth1003.04 mi
24 hours11° 09' 55.1"770.71 mieast4° 43' 03.1"324.16 minorth837.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LaeFri 11:58 PM364 km226 miles197 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Mount HagenFri 11:58 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:58 PM644 km400 miles347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ArawaFri 11:58 PM840 km522 miles453 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraFri 10:58 PM866 km538 miles468 nmWest W
HoniaraSat 12:58 AM1422 km884 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsFri 11:58 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth S
PalikirSat 12:58 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNortheast NE
ManokwariFri 10:58 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmWest W
HagåtñaFri 11:58 PM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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