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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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 55' North, Longitude: 171° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.30 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 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' 57.5"984.82 miwest0° 08' 58.1"10.28 minorth984.60 mi
24 hours10° 53' 42.5"737.51 mieast3° 18' 22.3"227.30 minorth767.07 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 6:46 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 8:46 PM1802 km1119 miles973 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 7:46 PM1900 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 8:46 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroSat 6:46 PM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:46 PM2053 km1276 miles1109 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:46 PM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmSouth S
Wake IslandSat 6:46 PM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmWest-northwest WNW
FunafutiSat 6:46 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 6:46 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmWest-southwest WSW
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