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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 11:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 51' North, Longitude: 158° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.1 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.94 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 31' 16.6"956.20 miwest0° 05' 51.5"6.71 misouth956.48 mi
24 hours11° 23' 13.3"749.88 mieast2° 42' 50.7"186.64 misouth778.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 1:22 AM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth N
WailukuSat 1:22 AM394 km245 miles213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HiloSat 1:22 AM411 km255 miles222 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiSun 1:22 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 12:22 AM2247 km1396 miles1214 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 11:22 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoSun 12:22 AM3322 km2064 miles1794 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroSat 11:22 PM3497 km2173 miles1888 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 11:22 PM3611 km2244 miles1950 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandSat 11:22 PM3680 km2287 miles1987 nmWest W
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