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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: 99%

Previous phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:36 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSunday, December 18, 2011 at 12:48 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 12:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 02' North, Longitude: 177° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.21 meters/second, 1494.8 km/hour, 928.8 miles/hour or 807.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"15.48 miwest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 misouth15.48 mi
1 hour14° 28' 42.1"928.45 miwest0° 02' 46.3"3.18 misouth928.61 mi
24 hours347° 30' 49.9"800.77 miwest1° 38' 22.7"112.80 misouth813.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 1:48 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNortheast NE
Wake IslandMon 12:48 AM1169 km726 miles631 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 12:48 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaMon 12:48 AM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 12:48 AM2503 km1555 miles1351 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSun 2:48 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmEast E
PalikirSun 11:48 PM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmSouthwest SW
YarenMon 12:48 AM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakSun 2:48 AM3350 km2082 miles1809 nmNorth N
FunafutiMon 12:48 AM3384 km2103 miles1827 nmSouth S

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