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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:30:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 96%

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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' North, Longitude: 134° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.58 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.6"969.68 miwest0° 07' 40.6"8.80 misouth970.01 mi
24 hours11° 11' 10.7"746.59 mieast3° 23' 02.0"232.63 misouth787.29 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:30 AM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmWest-northwest WNW
TijuanaSun 2:30 AM2586 km1607 miles1397 nmNortheast NE
San DiegoSun 2:30 AM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 2:30 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoSun 2:30 AM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 3:30 AM2835 km1761 miles1531 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 12:30 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
Las VegasSun 2:30 AM2989 km1857 miles1614 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 3:30 AM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CitySun 3:30 AM3558 km2211 miles1921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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