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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: 86%

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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' North, Longitude: 156° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.96 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.9"954.87 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 minorth954.64 mi
24 hours11° 23' 51.3"749.09 mieast1° 44' 53.8"120.26 minorth754.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 10:30 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmEast E
PalikirMon 9:30 PM1269 km788 miles685 nmSouth S
HagåtñaMon 8:30 PM1323 km822 miles714 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroMon 10:30 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 10:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YokohamaMon 7:30 PM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorthwest NW
TokyoMon 7:30 PM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmNorthwest NW
MelekeokMon 7:30 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaMon 10:30 PM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSoutheast SE
MidwaySun 11:30 PM2925 km1817 miles1579 nmEast-northeast ENE
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