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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: 78%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 12' North, Longitude: 158° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.07 meters/second, 1562.6 km/hour, 971.0 miles/hour or 843.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.18 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.6"970.82 miwest0° 07' 27.7"8.55 minorth970.57 mi
24 hours11° 06' 33.5"741.72 mieast2° 38' 58.6"182.21 minorth758.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloSat 8:36 PM607 km377 miles328 nmNortheast NE
WailukuSat 8:36 PM659 km410 miles356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 8:36 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSun 8:36 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 7:36 PM2434 km1513 miles1314 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandSat 6:36 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 7:36 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSun 6:36 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSun 6:36 PM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Sun 8:36 PM3535 km2196 miles1909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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