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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 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' North, Longitude: 146° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.81 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.3 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' 48.6"970.27 miwest0° 07' 44.4"8.87 misouth970.60 mi
24 hours11° 10' 46.0"746.57 mieast3° 24' 22.3"234.18 misouth787.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:20 AM1372 km853 miles741 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 1:20 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSun 3:20 AM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 12:20 AM3485 km2165 miles1881 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesSun 3:20 AM3531 km2194 miles1907 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteSun 1:20 AM3629 km2255 miles1960 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:20 PM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:20 AM3839 km2385 miles2073 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasSun 3:20 AM3890 km2417 miles2100 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 4:20 AM3966 km2464 miles2141 nmEast-northeast ENE
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