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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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 170° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.55 meters/second, 1521.2 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.4 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"944.98 miwest0° 03' 43.0"4.26 misouth945.17 mi
24 hours11° 35' 02.7"754.30 mieast1° 54' 14.3"130.96 misouth769.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 12:22 AM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluFri 1:22 AM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:22 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:22 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 11:22 PM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:22 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:22 PM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:22 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:22 PM3342 km2076 miles1804 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:22 PM3370 km2094 miles1820 nmSouthwest SW
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