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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 08:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 145° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.58 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"938.33 miwest0° 01' 10.3"1.34 misouth938.39 mi
24 hours11° 42' 58.7"757.71 mieast0° 54' 51.8"62.91 misouth762.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluWed 10:52 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 10:52 PM2460 km1529 miles1329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoThu 12:52 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesThu 12:52 AM3051 km1896 miles1647 nmNortheast NE
MidwayWed 9:52 PM3323 km2065 miles1795 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las VegasThu 12:52 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixThu 1:52 AM3575 km2221 miles1930 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 1:52 AM3589 km2230 miles1938 nmEast-northeast ENE
SeattleThu 12:52 AM3628 km2254 miles1959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverThu 12:52 AM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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