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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 2:58:00 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 phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 31, 2012 at 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 134° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.43 meters/second, 1614.3 km/hour, 1003.1 miles/hour or 871.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.1"1003.03 miWest0° 11' 48.4"13.52 miNorth1003.23 mi
24 hours11° 09' 11.2"769.98 miEast4° 42' 56.7"324.01 miNorth836.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ManokwariFri 11:58 PM299 km186 miles161 nmNorth N
AmbonFri 11:58 PM663 km412 miles358 nmWest W
JayapuraFri 11:58 PM738 km459 miles398 nmEast E
SofifiFri 11:58 PM874 km543 miles472 nmWest-northwest WNW
TernateFri 11:58 PM893 km555 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
BaucauFri 11:58 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinSat 12:28 AM1049 km652 miles566 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 11:58 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 10:58 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 11:58 PM1225 km761 miles662 nmNorth N

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