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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 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 52' North, Longitude: 166° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.38 meters/second, 1585.4 km/hour, 985.1 miles/hour or 856.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.42 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.7"985.01 miwest0° 08' 59.2"10.30 minorth984.79 mi
24 hours10° 53' 33.6"737.48 mieast3° 18' 52.4"227.88 minorth767.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 8:26 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 8:26 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandFri 6:26 PM1675 km1041 miles904 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 7:26 PM2118 km1316 miles1144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoSat 7:26 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 6:26 PM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmWest W
TarawaSat 6:26 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 6:26 PM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 8:26 PM2894 km1798 miles1562 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 6:26 PM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmWest-northwest WNW
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