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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 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 162° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.65 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.40 miwest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 misouth938.47 mi
24 hours11° 42' 47.8"757.57 mieast0° 57' 30.9"65.94 misouth762.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:02 AM449 km279 miles242 nmEast E
WailukuThu 12:02 AM587 km365 miles317 nmEast E
MidwayWed 11:02 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:02 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:02 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 10:02 PM3244 km2016 miles1752 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 10:02 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
TarawaThu 10:02 PM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:02 PM3482 km2164 miles1880 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakThu 12:02 AM3670 km2280 miles1982 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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