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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 10:22:00 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
This phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 49' North, Longitude: 155° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.1"944.54 miwest0° 03' 37.2"4.15 misouth944.72 mi
24 hours11° 35' 28.5"754.42 mieast1° 52' 02.8"128.45 misouth769.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloFri 12:22 AM23 km14 miles13 nmSoutheast SE
Kailua-KonaFri 12:22 AM79 km49 miles43 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuFri 12:22 AM175 km109 miles94 nmNorthwest NW
Napili-HonokowaiFri 12:22 AM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluFri 12:22 AM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:22 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmSouth S
MidwayThu 11:22 PM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandThu 10:22 PM3172 km1971 miles1713 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoFri 11:22 PM3672 km2282 miles1983 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoFri 2:22 AM3742 km2325 miles2020 nmNortheast NE

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