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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 11:22:00 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 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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 46' North, Longitude: 169° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.54 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 30' 50.8"944.91 miwest0° 03' 42.8"4.26 misouth945.10 mi
24 hours11° 35' 03.1"754.25 mieast1° 54' 11.9"130.91 misouth769.80 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 AM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluFri 1:22 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:22 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiSat 1:22 AM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmSoutheast SE
Wake IslandFri 11:22 PM2473 km1537 miles1335 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:22 PM2483 km1543 miles1341 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaFri 11:22 PM2763 km1717 miles1492 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:22 AM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:22 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenFri 11:22 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmSouthwest SW

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