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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 07:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 15' North, Longitude: 161° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.38 meters/second, 1603.4 km/hour, 996.3 miles/hour or 865.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.60 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.6"996.24 miwest0° 10' 08.3"11.61 minorth996.10 mi
24 hours10° 46' 31.7"737.73 mieast3° 49' 46.1"263.22 minorth779.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaFri 6:52 PM396 km246 miles214 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirFri 6:52 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroFri 7:52 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast E
YarenFri 7:52 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandFri 7:52 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TarawaFri 7:52 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaFri 5:52 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 6:52 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 5:52 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandThu 7:52 PM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmEast-southeast ESE
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