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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: 96%
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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 14' North
Longitude: 136° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.62 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"969.84 miwest0° 07' 41.2"8.81 misouth970.17 mi
24 hours11° 11' 06.2"746.63 mieast3° 23' 16.4"232.92 misouth787.41 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 AM2362 km1467 miles1275 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 12:38 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesSun 2:38 AM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoSun 2:38 AM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 3:38 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSun 2:38 AM3134 km1947 miles1692 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 3:38 AM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmNortheast NE
Salt Lake CitySun 3:38 AM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmNortheast NE
SeattleSun 2:38 AM3819 km2373 miles2062 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PapeeteSun 12:38 AM3901 km2424 miles2106 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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