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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 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 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° 15' 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' 47.3"954.70 miwest0° 05' 19.3"6.10 minorth954.47 mi
24 hours11° 24' 03.2"749.18 mieast1° 44' 12.2"119.46 minorth754.84 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 PM676 km420 miles365 nmWest-southwest WSW
HagåtñaMon 8:50 PM873 km542 miles471 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirMon 9:50 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandMon 10:50 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 7:50 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmWest-southwest WSW
YokohamaMon 7:50 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 7:50 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NagoyaMon 7:50 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNorthwest NW
OsakaMon 7:50 PM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNorthwest NW
KyotoMon 7:50 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmNorthwest NW
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