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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: 87%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 24, 2012 at 10:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 14' North, Longitude: 151° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 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' 47.5"954.64 miwest0° 05' 19.3"6.10 minorth954.41 mi
24 hours11° 24' 02.4"749.12 mieast1° 44' 14.5"119.50 minorth754.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 8:50 PM701 km436 miles379 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaMon 8:50 PM896 km557 miles484 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 9:50 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 10:50 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 7:50 PM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaMon 7:50 PM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 7:50 PM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 7:50 PM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaMon 7:50 PM2416 km1501 miles1304 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 7:50 PM2426 km1507 miles1310 nmNorthwest NW
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