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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 14:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 34' South, Longitude: 133° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.43 meters/second, 1614.4 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"1003.10 miwest0° 11' 48.4"13.52 minorth1003.30 mi
24 hours11° 09' 10.4"770.02 mieast4° 42' 56.6"324.03 minorth836.44 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 miles162 nmNorth N
AmbonFri 11:58 PM633 km393 miles342 nmWest W
JayapuraFri 11:58 PM768 km477 miles414 nmEast E
SofifiFri 11:58 PM849 km528 miles458 nmNorthwest NW
TernateFri 11:58 PM869 km540 miles469 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauFri 11:58 PM984 km611 miles531 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 12:28 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DiliFri 11:58 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoFri 10:58 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmWest-northwest WNW
MelekeokFri 11:58 PM1226 km762 miles662 nmNorth N
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