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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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 178° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.63 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' 47.4"938.42 miwest0° 01' 01.4"1.17 minorth938.36 mi
24 hours11° 43' 09.0"757.85 mieast0° 02' 19.2"2.66 misouth757.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 11:22 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 10:22 PM1514 km941 miles818 nmWest W
MajuroWed 10:22 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:22 AM2193 km1362 miles1184 nmEast E
Baker IslandTue 10:22 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 10:22 PM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 10:22 PM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 9:22 PM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:22 AM3149 km1957 miles1700 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 10:22 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmSouth S
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