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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 08:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 155° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.72 meters/second, 1511.0 km/hour, 938.9 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' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.7"938.57 miwest0° 01' 10.7"1.35 minorth938.51 mi
24 hours11° 42' 54.5"757.69 mieast0° 01' 27.9"1.68 minorth757.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WailukuTue 10:46 PM107 km67 miles58 nmWest W
Napili-HonokowaiTue 10:46 PM126 km79 miles68 nmWest W
HiloTue 10:46 PM128 km80 miles69 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Kailua-KonaTue 10:46 PM139 km87 miles75 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 10:46 PM254 km158 miles137 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiWed 10:46 PM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:46 PM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 8:46 PM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoWed 12:46 AM3692 km2294 miles1993 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 9:46 PM3756 km2334 miles2028 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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