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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: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 33' North, Longitude: 174° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 meters/second, 1616.4 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.3"1004.38 miwest0° 11' 07.2"12.74 minorth1004.36 mi
24 hours10° 48' 02.3"745.72 mieast4° 17' 31.1"294.94 minorth799.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 5:28 PM442 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiThu 6:28 PM898 km558 miles485 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 5:28 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 6:28 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 5:28 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 5:28 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 7:28 PM1897 km1179 miles1025 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 7:28 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth S
YarenThu 5:28 PM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Thu 6:28 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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