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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: 69%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' North, Longitude: 154° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.4"985.47 miwest0° 09' 02.1"10.35 minorth985.25 mi
24 hours10° 53' 11.5"737.40 mieast3° 20' 07.6"229.31 minorth767.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 7:36 PM1113 km691 miles601 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 7:36 PM1130 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 5:36 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:36 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 6:36 PM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 7:36 PM3286 km2042 miles1774 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 7:36 PM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 5:36 PM3655 km2271 miles1974 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 7:36 PM3689 km2292 miles1992 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:36 PM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmWest-southwest WSW
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