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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: 99%

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 Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 141° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.26 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.8 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"955.50 miwest0° 05' 45.5"6.60 misouth955.78 mi
24 hours11° 23' 50.6"750.04 mieast2° 40' 37.9"184.10 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 AM1752 km1088 miles946 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:12 AM2481 km1542 miles1340 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 2:12 AM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 2:12 AM2920 km1814 miles1577 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:12 AM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 3:12 AM3341 km2076 miles1804 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 3:12 AM3398 km2112 miles1835 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSat 2:12 AM3724 km2314 miles2011 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Salt Lake CitySat 3:12 AM3797 km2359 miles2050 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 11:12 PM3828 km2379 miles2067 nmWest-northwest WNW

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