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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: 100%

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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 141° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.22 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.4"944.18 miwest0° 03' 31.6"4.05 misouth944.36 mi
24 hours11° 35' 52.9"754.59 mieast1° 49' 55.8"126.02 misouth769.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:22 PM1761 km1095 miles951 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:22 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoFri 1:22 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 1:22 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 1:22 AM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 2:22 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 2:22 AM3234 km2010 miles1746 nmNortheast NE
SeattleFri 1:22 AM3509 km2181 miles1895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityFri 2:22 AM3606 km2241 miles1947 nmNortheast NE
VancouverFri 1:22 AM3631 km2256 miles1961 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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