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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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 172° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.69 meters/second, 1510.9 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' 39.5"938.56 miwest0° 01' 20.9"1.55 misouth938.63 mi
24 hours11° 42' 40.8"757.57 mieast0° 59' 05.7"67.76 misouth763.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:42 PM982 km610 miles530 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 12:42 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 10:42 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmWest W
Baker IslandWed 10:42 PM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:42 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:42 AM2635 km1638 miles1423 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaThu 10:42 PM2687 km1669 miles1451 nmSouthwest SW
YarenThu 10:42 PM3285 km2041 miles1774 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:42 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 10:42 PM3378 km2099 miles1824 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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