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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 11:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' North, Longitude: 139° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.69 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 31' 46.1"954.26 miwest0° 05' 15.2"6.02 minorth954.04 mi
24 hours11° 24' 32.7"749.40 mieast1° 42' 28.0"117.47 minorth754.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 9:40 PM784 km487 miles423 nmEast-southeast ESE
HagåtñaMon 9:40 PM804 km500 miles434 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 8:40 PM1292 km803 miles698 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KumamotoMon 8:40 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HamamatsuMon 8:40 PM1823 km1132 miles984 nmNorth N
OsakaMon 8:40 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth N
ShizuokaMon 8:40 PM1849 km1149 miles998 nmNorth N
KobeMon 8:40 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KyotoMon 8:40 PM1880 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth N
NagoyaMon 8:40 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorth N
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