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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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 02' North
Longitude: 176° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.09 meters/second, 1584.3 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.8"984.35 miwest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 minorth984.13 mi
24 hours349° 05' 54.9"737.60 miwest3° 17' 06.5"225.86 minorth766.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 7:36 PM771 km479 miles416 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 7:36 PM1227 km762 miles662 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 7:36 PM1301 km809 miles703 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 7:36 PM1538 km956 miles831 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 7:36 PM1729 km1074 miles933 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 8:36 PM1911 km1188 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 6:36 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 7:36 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 8:36 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 9:36 PM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmEast-northeast ENE
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