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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 26, 2016 at 12:20:00 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: 35%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, August 25, 2016 at 3:42 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, September 1, 2016 at 9:05 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, August 26, 2016 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 79° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 424.79 meters/second, 1529.2 kilometres/hour, 950.2 miles/hour or 825.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.84 miWest0° 00' 02.5"0.05 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.6"949.99 miWest0° 02' 34.4"2.95 miNorth949.88 mi
24 hours13° 30' 14.6"888.70 miEast0° 30' 11.6"34.61 miNorth888.10 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Montego BayFri 7:20 AM140 km87 miles76 nmEast-northeast ENE
May PenFri 7:20 AM199 km124 miles108 nmEast E
KingstonFri 7:20 AM247 km154 miles134 nmEast E
George Town (Cayman)Fri 7:20 AM280 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
Camagüey *Fri 8:20 AM400 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de Cuba *Fri 8:20 AM416 km259 miles225 nmNortheast NE
Sancti Spíritus *Fri 8:20 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth N
Holguín *Fri 8:20 AM443 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
Santa Clara *Fri 8:20 AM501 km311 miles271 nmNorth N
Puerto CabezasFri 6:20 AM629 km391 miles340 nmSouthwest SW

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