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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 10:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 143° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.29 meters/second, 1538.2 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"955.56 miWest0° 05' 46.0"6.61 miSouth955.84 mi
24 hours11° 23' 47.0"750.02 miEast2° 40' 50.9"184.35 miSouth777.57 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 AM1582 km983 miles854 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:20 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 2:20 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 2:20 AM3053 km1897 miles1649 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:20 AM3412 km2120 miles1842 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 3:20 AM3499 km2174 miles1889 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 3:20 AM3543 km2201 miles1913 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 11:20 PM3667 km2279 miles1980 nmWest-northwest WNW
SeattleSat 2:20 AM3799 km2360 miles2051 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverSat 2:20 AM3915 km2433 miles2114 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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