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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 phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 10:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 158° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.84 meters/second, 1489.8 km/hour, 925.7 miles/hour or 804.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 00.2"925.37 miwest0° 00' 19.4"0.37 minorth925.35 mi
24 hours12° 28' 23.8"797.02 mieast0° 24' 21.3"27.93 misouth798.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LihueSat 12:18 AM107 km66 miles58 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluSat 12:18 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WailukuSat 12:18 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSoutheast SE
HiloSat 12:18 AM477 km296 miles257 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 11:18 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:18 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 10:18 PM3146 km1955 miles1698 nmSouthwest SW
UnalaskaSat 1:18 AM3543 km2202 miles1913 nmNorth N
AdakSat 12:18 AM3608 km2242 miles1948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Wake IslandSat 10:18 PM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmWest W

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