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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 57' North
Longitude: 143° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.93 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.3"955.64 miwest0° 05' 46.2"6.61 misouth955.92 mi
24 hours11° 23' 46.4"750.07 mieast2° 40' 53.1"184.40 misouth777.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:20 AM1554 km966 miles839 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 2:20 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 2:20 AM3075 km1911 miles1660 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:20 AM3433 km2133 miles1854 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 3:20 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 3:20 AM3566 km2216 miles1926 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 11:20 PM3641 km2263 miles1966 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleSat 2:20 AM3811 km2368 miles2058 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverSat 2:20 AM3926 km2440 miles2120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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