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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' North, Longitude: 166° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.69 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.0"972.25 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 misouth972.59 mi
24 hours11° 09' 15.1"746.35 mieast3° 29' 21.5"239.88 misouth789.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 2:34 AM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 2:34 AM987 km613 miles533 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 1:34 AM1249 km776 miles674 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 2:34 AM1640 km1019 miles885 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 2:34 AM1688 km1049 miles912 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 3:34 AM2243 km1393 miles1211 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaMon 12:34 AM2344 km1456 miles1265 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 2:34 AM2474 km1538 miles1336 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 1:34 AM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 2:34 AM2933 km1822 miles1583 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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