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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 174° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.60 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.2"938.29 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth938.24 mi
24 hours348° 16' 47.0"757.82 miwest0° 03' 26.7"3.95 misouth757.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandWed 10:52 PM793 km493 miles428 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 11:52 PM1192 km741 miles644 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 10:52 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 10:52 PM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 9:52 PM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 10:52 PM2488 km1546 miles1344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 10:52 PM2506 km1557 miles1353 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 12:52 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 8:52 PM3216 km1998 miles1737 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:52 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmSouth S
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