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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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 170° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 01.3"0.03 misouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.7"938.72 miwest0° 01' 27.9"1.68 misouth938.80 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.8"757.47 miwest1° 01' 46.9"70.84 misouth763.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 11:52 PM482 km300 miles261 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:52 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 11:52 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 10:52 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:52 PM2151 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
YarenThu 11:52 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth S
Baker IslandWed 11:52 PM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 9:52 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 1:52 AM3234 km2009 miles1746 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 11:52 PM3361 km2088 miles1815 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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