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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 19:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 35' South, Longitude: 61° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.94 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.1"1004.17 miwest0° 11' 49.5"13.54 minorth1004.34 mi
24 hours11° 05' 41.4"766.66 mieast4° 42' 04.0"323.00 minorth832.44 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 11:58 PM680 km423 miles367 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 1:58 AM1347 km837 miles728 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaleSat 12:58 AM1557 km968 miles841 nmEast-northeast ENE
MogadishuFri 10:58 PM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 11:58 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:58 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:28 AM2133 km1325 miles1152 nmNortheast NE
MoroniFri 10:58 PM2224 km1382 miles1201 nmWest-southwest WSW
ColomboSat 1:28 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:28 AM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmEast-northeast ENE

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