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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 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° 22' 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"944.73 miwest0° 03' 39.1"4.19 misouth944.92 mi
24 hours11° 35' 19.7"754.41 mieast1° 52' 48.3"129.32 misouth769.65 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 AM311 km193 miles168 nmEast-northeast ENE
WailukuFri 12:42 AM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
HiloFri 12:42 AM554 km344 miles299 nmEast E
MidwayThu 11:42 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSat 12:42 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth S
Baker IslandThu 10:42 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroFri 10:42 PM3373 km2096 miles1821 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 11:42 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 10:42 PM3456 km2148 miles1866 nmWest W
TarawaFri 10:42 PM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmWest-southwest WSW
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