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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: 80%

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 10:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' North, Longitude: 142° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.98 meters/second, 1558.7 km/hour, 968.6 miles/hour or 841.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.9"968.38 miwest0° 07' 10.5"8.23 minorth968.13 mi
24 hours11° 09' 03.2"742.71 mieast2° 31' 36.2"173.77 minorth758.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaSun 8:40 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
SaipanSun 8:40 PM351 km218 miles189 nmEast E
MelekeokSun 7:40 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirSun 9:40 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraSun 7:40 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouth S
ManokwariSun 7:40 PM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YokohamaSun 7:40 PM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth N
OsakaSun 7:40 PM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KobeSun 7:40 PM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaSun 7:40 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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