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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 11:32:00 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 11:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 172° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.57 meters/second, 1521.3 km/hour, 945.3 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' 51.0"944.97 miwest0° 03' 43.7"4.28 misouth945.17 mi
24 hours11° 34' 58.9"754.22 mieast1° 54' 33.4"131.32 misouth769.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayFri 12:32 AM1075 km668 miles580 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluFri 1:32 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast E
Baker IslandThu 11:32 PM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandFri 11:32 PM2220 km1379 miles1199 nmWest W
MajuroFri 11:32 PM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiSat 1:32 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaFri 11:32 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmSouthwest SW
YarenFri 11:32 PM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSat 12:32 AM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmSouth S
FunafutiFri 11:32 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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