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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 09:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 51' North, Longitude: 148° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.30 meters/second, 1520.3 km/hour, 944.6 miles/hour or 820.9 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' 49.6"944.35 miwest0° 03' 34.3"4.10 misouth944.54 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.9"754.51 mieast1° 50' 58.1"127.21 misouth769.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 11:52 PM1039 km646 miles561 nmWest W
KiritimatiFri 11:52 PM2233 km1388 miles1206 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 10:52 PM3118 km1938 miles1684 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoFri 1:52 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesFri 1:52 AM3329 km2069 miles1798 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasFri 1:52 AM3674 km2283 miles1984 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandThu 9:52 PM3789 km2355 miles2046 nmWest-southwest WSW
SeattleFri 1:52 AM3854 km2395 miles2081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixFri 2:52 AM3857 km2397 miles2083 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 2:52 AM3874 km2407 miles2092 nmEast-northeast ENE

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