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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 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 49' North
Longitude: 162° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.84 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.62 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"997.27 miwest0° 10' 14.8"11.74 minorth997.13 mi
24 hours10° 46' 10.6"738.09 mieast3° 52' 45.4"266.63 minorth781.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:24 PM876 km545 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluThu 7:24 PM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 5:24 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:24 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 7:24 PM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiFri 5:24 PM2713 km1686 miles1465 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayThu 6:24 PM2743 km1704 miles1481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaFri 5:24 PM2803 km1742 miles1513 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 5:24 PM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmWest W
AlofiThu 6:24 PM3081 km1914 miles1663 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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