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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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 47' North
Longitude: 174° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 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"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"938.58 miwest0° 01' 22.0"1.57 misouth938.65 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.0"757.56 mieast0° 59' 28.8"68.20 misouth763.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:52 PM873 km542 miles471 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 12:52 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 10:52 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:52 PM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 10:52 PM2536 km1576 miles1370 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:52 AM2803 km1741 miles1513 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 10:52 PM3107 km1931 miles1678 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:52 PM3313 km2058 miles1789 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 9:52 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmWest-southwest WSW
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