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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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 174° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 47.6"938.46 miwest0° 01' 03.2"1.21 minorth938.40 mi
24 hours11° 43' 06.1"757.83 mieast0° 01' 32.4"1.77 misouth757.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 11:02 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluWed 12:02 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 10:02 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmWest W
MajuroWed 10:02 PM2188 km1359 miles1181 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 PM2296 km1427 miles1240 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 10:02 PM2562 km1592 miles1384 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 12:02 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 10:02 PM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:02 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 PM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmSouth S
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