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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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 57' North, Longitude: 143° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 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"955.66 miwest0° 05' 46.4"6.62 misouth955.94 mi
24 hours11° 23' 45.2"750.06 mieast2° 40' 56.8"184.47 misouth777.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 12:22 AM1505 km935 miles813 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiSun 12:22 AM2304 km1431 miles1244 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSat 2:22 AM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSat 2:22 AM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSat 2:22 AM3472 km2157 miles1875 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 3:22 AM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmEast-northeast ENE
MidwayFri 11:22 PM3595 km2234 miles1941 nmWest-northwest WNW
PhoenixSat 3:22 AM3609 km2242 miles1949 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSat 2:22 AM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VancouverSat 2:22 AM3947 km2453 miles2131 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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