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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 08:52:00 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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 156° 56' 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' 48.6"938.55 miwest0° 01' 10.2"1.34 minorth938.49 mi
24 hours11° 42' 55.4"757.70 mieast0° 01' 13.8"1.41 minorth757.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Napili-HonokowaiTue 10:52 PM32 km20 miles17 nmNortheast NE
WailukuTue 10:52 PM45 km28 miles24 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluTue 10:52 PM112 km70 miles61 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kailua-KonaTue 10:52 PM161 km100 miles87 nmSoutheast SE
HiloTue 10:52 PM228 km142 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiWed 10:52 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 9:52 PM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 8:52 PM3118 km1937 miles1684 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 9:52 PM3686 km2290 miles1990 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 8:52 PM3749 km2330 miles2024 nmWest-southwest WSW
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