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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 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 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 44' South, Longitude: 145° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.33 meters/second, 1614.0 km/hour, 1002.9 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' 42.2"1002.88 miwest0° 11' 48.1"13.52 minorth1003.09 mi
24 hours11° 09' 47.6"770.59 mieast4° 43' 02.1"324.14 minorth837.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount HagenSat 12:08 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouthwest SW
LaeSat 12:08 AM350 km218 miles189 nmSouth-southeast SSE
JayapuraFri 11:08 PM601 km374 miles325 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port MoresbySat 12:08 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManokwariFri 11:08 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsSat 12:08 AM1460 km907 miles788 nmSouth S
HoniaraSat 1:08 AM1668 km1037 miles901 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokFri 11:08 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
PalikirSat 1:08 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaSat 12:08 AM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth N
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