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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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 09:42:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 157° 18' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.36 miwest0° 01' 15.1"1.43 misouth938.43 mi
24 hours11° 42' 51.1"757.59 mieast0° 56' 44.6"65.06 misouth762.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Napili-HonokowaiWed 11:42 PM68 km42 miles37 nmEast-northeast ENE
HonoluluWed 11:42 PM80 km50 miles43 nmNorthwest NW
WailukuWed 11:42 PM84 km52 miles45 nmEast E
Kailua-KonaWed 11:42 PM188 km117 miles101 nmSoutheast SE
LihueWed 11:42 PM250 km155 miles135 nmWest-northwest WNW
HiloWed 11:42 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
KiritimatiThu 11:42 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmSouth S
MidwayWed 10:42 PM2190 km1360 miles1182 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandWed 9:42 PM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 10:42 PM3669 km2280 miles1981 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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