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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 10:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 169° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.68 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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' 01.2"0.02 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.54 miwest0° 01' 20.0"1.53 misouth938.61 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.4"757.58 mieast0° 58' 42.6"67.32 misouth762.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:32 PM1134 km704 miles612 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluThu 12:32 AM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast E
Baker IslandWed 10:32 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 10:32 PM2482 km1542 miles1340 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 12:32 AM2485 km1544 miles1342 nmSoutheast SE
MajuroThu 10:32 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 10:32 PM2853 km1773 miles1541 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:32 PM3340 km2075 miles1803 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 10:32 PM3462 km2151 miles1869 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenThu 10:32 PM3473 km2158 miles1875 nmSouthwest SW
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