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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 09:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' North, Longitude: 143° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.24 meters/second, 1520.1 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 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' 49.4"944.23 miwest0° 03' 32.5"4.06 misouth944.42 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.1"754.56 mieast1° 50' 14.9"126.38 misouth769.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:32 PM1539 km956 miles831 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:32 PM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoFri 1:32 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 1:32 AM2918 km1813 miles1575 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 1:32 AM3272 km2033 miles1767 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 2:32 AM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 2:32 AM3423 km2127 miles1848 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayThu 10:32 PM3586 km2229 miles1937 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleFri 1:32 AM3607 km2241 miles1948 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverFri 1:32 AM3720 km2311 miles2009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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