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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 10:42:00 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 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 10:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 48' North, Longitude: 160° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.43 meters/second, 1520.8 km/hour, 945.0 miles/hour or 821.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.3"944.66 miwest0° 03' 39.0"4.19 misouth944.85 mi
24 hours11° 35' 20.0"754.36 mieast1° 52' 46.0"129.27 misouth769.59 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 12:42 AM288 km179 miles155 nmNortheast NE
WailukuFri 12:42 AM395 km245 miles213 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloFri 12:42 AM526 km327 miles284 nmEast E
MidwayThu 11:42 PM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:42 AM2007 km1247 miles1083 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 10:42 PM2809 km1746 miles1517 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 10:42 PM3400 km2112 miles1836 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:42 PM3449 km2143 miles1862 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 10:42 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmWest W
TarawaFri 10:42 PM3565 km2215 miles1925 nmWest-southwest WSW
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