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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: 60%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 161° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"997.24 miwest0° 10' 15.2"11.74 minorth997.10 mi
24 hours10° 46' 09.8"738.05 mieast3° 52' 52.5"266.75 minorth781.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:18 PM778 km483 miles420 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 7:18 PM1534 km953 miles828 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 5:18 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:18 PM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 7:18 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 6:18 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:18 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 5:18 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 5:18 PM3059 km1901 miles1652 nmWest W
PapeeteThu 7:18 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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