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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: 61%

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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 02' North, Longitude: 179° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.62 meters/second, 1604.2 km/hour, 996.8 miles/hour or 866.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.61 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.6"996.78 miwest0° 10' 11.7"11.68 minorth996.64 mi
24 hours349° 13' 39.7"737.90 miwest3° 51' 18.6"264.98 minorth780.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandThu 6:36 PM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 6:36 PM975 km606 miles526 nmWest W
TarawaFri 6:36 PM1066 km662 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 6:36 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiFri 6:36 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmSouth S
Wake IslandFri 6:36 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoFri 7:36 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayThu 7:36 PM2251 km1399 miles1216 nmNorth N
PalikirFri 5:36 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmWest W
Apia *Fri 8:36 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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