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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 9:52 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 12:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 33' North, Longitude: 167° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.79 meters/second, 1489.6 km/hour, 925.6 miles/hour or 804.3 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' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 56.9"925.25 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth925.24 mi
24 hours12° 29' 03.9"797.68 mieast0° 30' 57.0"35.49 misouth799.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 12:38 AM371 km230 miles200 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwaySat 1:38 AM1653 km1027 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
MajuroSun 12:38 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirSat 11:38 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaSun 12:38 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSun 12:38 AM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmSouth S
HagåtñaSat 10:38 PM2597 km1613 miles1402 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSat 12:38 AM3028 km1881 miles1635 nmSoutheast SE
TokyoSat 9:38 PM3049 km1895 miles1647 nmNorthwest NW
Yuzhno-SakhalinskSat 11:38 PM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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