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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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 169° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.0"938.50 miwest0° 01' 05.2"1.25 minorth938.45 mi
24 hours11° 43' 03.3"757.81 mieast0° 00' 45.6"0.87 misouth757.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 10:42 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluTue 11:42 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast E
Baker IslandTue 9:42 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 11:42 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 9:42 PM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmWest W
MajuroWed 9:42 PM2589 km1609 miles1398 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 9:42 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 10:42 PM3345 km2079 miles1806 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 9:42 PM3480 km2162 miles1879 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakTue 11:42 PM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmNorth N
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