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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 = Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:38:00 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: 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 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 14' North, Longitude: 136° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.61 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.7"969.76 miWest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 miSouth970.09 mi
24 hours11° 11' 06.8"746.58 miEast3° 23' 14.7"232.87 miSouth787.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 12:38 AM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesSun 2:38 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiMon 12:38 AM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoSun 2:38 AM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 3:38 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSun 2:38 AM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 3:38 AM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CitySun 3:38 AM3675 km2283 miles1984 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSun 2:38 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 12:38 AM3912 km2431 miles2112 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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