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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: 70%

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 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' North, Longitude: 156° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.56 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 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' 58.3"985.39 miwest0° 09' 01.7"10.34 minorth985.18 mi
24 hours10° 53' 15.1"737.41 mieast3° 19' 55.6"229.08 minorth767.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 7:44 PM1066 km662 miles576 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 7:44 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 5:44 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:44 PM2825 km1756 miles1526 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 6:44 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 7:44 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 7:44 PM3331 km2070 miles1799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 5:44 PM3489 km2168 miles1884 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 5:44 PM3543 km2202 miles1913 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:44 PM3567 km2217 miles1926 nmWest W
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