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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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' North, Longitude: 169° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.34 meters/second, 1585.2 km/hour, 985.0 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' 57.6"984.91 miwest0° 08' 58.6"10.29 minorth984.69 mi
24 hours10° 53' 37.9"737.49 mieast3° 18' 37.3"227.59 minorth767.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:36 PM1520 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 8:36 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 8:36 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 7:36 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 6:36 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:36 PM2278 km1415 miles1230 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:36 PM2360 km1467 miles1275 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 6:36 PM2593 km1611 miles1400 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 6:36 PM2710 km1684 miles1463 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 8:36 PM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmSouth S
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