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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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 173° 47' 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"938.36 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth938.31 mi
24 hours348° 16' 46.8"757.88 miwest0° 03' 29.4"4.00 misouth758.03 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 PM765 km476 miles413 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 11:52 PM1212 km753 miles654 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 10:52 PM1540 km957 miles831 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 10:52 PM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
PalikirWed 9:52 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 10:52 PM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 10:52 PM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluWed 12:52 AM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmEast E
HagåtñaWed 8:52 PM3188 km1981 miles1722 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 10:52 PM3301 km2051 miles1782 nmSouth S
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