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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: 96%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 148° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.0"938.70 miwest0° 01' 13.6"1.41 minorth938.64 mi
24 hours11° 42' 49.4"757.70 mieast0° 02' 40.1"3.06 minorth757.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 10:14 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 10:14 PM2326 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 9:14 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoWed 12:14 AM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesWed 12:14 AM3271 km2033 miles1766 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 12:14 AM3613 km2245 miles1951 nmNortheast NE
SeattleWed 12:14 AM3765 km2339 miles2033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixWed 1:14 AM3805 km2364 miles2054 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 1:14 AM3835 km2383 miles2071 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandTue 8:14 PM3845 km2389 miles2076 nmWest-southwest WSW
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