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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 28, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 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: 140° 45' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.74 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.3"944.17 miwest0° 03' 31.5"4.04 misouth944.36 mi
24 hours11° 35' 53.2"754.59 mieast1° 49' 53.3"125.97 misouth769.18 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 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmWest W
San FranciscoFri 1:22 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 11:22 PM2688 km1670 miles1452 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesFri 1:22 AM2719 km1690 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 1:22 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 2:22 AM3176 km1973 miles1715 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 2:22 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNortheast NE
SeattleFri 1:22 AM3498 km2173 miles1889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CityFri 2:22 AM3586 km2228 miles1936 nmNortheast NE
VancouverFri 1:22 AM3621 km2250 miles1955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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