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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 11:12:00 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 11:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 167° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.51 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.3 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' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"944.85 miwest0° 03' 41.8"4.24 misouth945.04 mi
24 hours11° 35' 07.5"754.28 mieast1° 53' 50.4"130.50 misouth769.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 1:12 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 12:12 AM1382 km859 miles746 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiSat 1:12 AM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandThu 11:12 PM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroFri 11:12 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandFri 11:12 PM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmWest W
TarawaFri 11:12 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:12 AM3251 km2020 miles1755 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:12 PM3458 km2148 miles1867 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:12 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmSouthwest SW
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