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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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 10:12:00 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: 99%

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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 141° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.2"955.49 miwest0° 05' 45.4"6.60 misouth955.77 mi
24 hours11° 23' 51.2"750.04 mieast2° 40' 35.8"184.05 misouth777.52 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:12 AM1779 km1106 miles961 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:12 AM2502 km1555 miles1351 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 2:12 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 2:12 AM2899 km1801 miles1565 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:12 AM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 3:12 AM3316 km2060 miles1790 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 3:12 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSat 2:12 AM3712 km2307 miles2005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CitySat 3:12 AM3778 km2347 miles2040 nmNortheast NE
VancouverSat 2:12 AM3837 km2384 miles2072 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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