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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: 92%
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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 55' North
Longitude: 176° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.31 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.7 miles/hour or 820.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.1"944.44 miwest0° 03' 19.5"3.81 minorth944.28 mi
24 hours348° 23' 56.4"754.64 miwest0° 54' 10.2"62.11 minorth755.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 9:52 PM1056 km656 miles570 nmWest W
MidwayMon 10:52 PM1099 km683 miles593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroTue 9:52 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 9:52 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 9:52 PM2305 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 8:52 PM2464 km1531 miles1330 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 9:52 PM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluMon 11:52 PM2655 km1650 miles1433 nmEast E
FunafutiTue 9:52 PM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmSouth S
KiritimatiTue 11:52 PM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmEast-southeast ESE
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