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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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 166° 42' 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"972.17 miwest0° 07' 58.1"9.13 misouth972.51 mi
24 hours11° 09' 15.7"746.30 mieast3° 29' 19.8"239.83 misouth789.10 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 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 2:34 AM972 km604 miles525 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 1:34 AM1271 km790 miles686 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaMon 2:34 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 2:34 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 3:34 AM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaMon 12:34 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmWest W
Baker IslandSun 2:34 AM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraMon 1:34 AM2773 km1723 miles1497 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiMon 2:34 AM2919 km1813 miles1576 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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