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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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 08:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 143° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 meters/second, 1510.5 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' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.31 miwest0° 01' 09.2"1.32 misouth938.37 mi
24 hours11° 43' 00.2"757.72 mieast0° 54' 28.5"62.46 misouth762.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:42 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:42 PM2608 km1620 miles1408 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoThu 12:42 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 12:42 AM2845 km1768 miles1536 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasThu 12:42 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 1:42 AM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixThu 1:42 AM3358 km2087 miles1813 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 12:42 AM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MidwayWed 9:42 PM3559 km2212 miles1922 nmWest-northwest WNW
VancouverThu 12:42 AM3619 km2249 miles1954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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