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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: 95%
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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 34' North
Longitude: 148° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.5"972.98 miwest0° 08' 03.1"9.23 misouth973.32 mi
24 hours11° 08' 42.5"746.28 mieast3° 31' 10.2"241.96 misouth789.71 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SaipanMon 1:46 AM355 km221 miles192 nmWest-northwest WNW
HagåtñaMon 1:46 AM473 km294 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 2:46 AM1312 km815 miles709 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 12:46 AM1752 km1089 miles946 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 3:46 AM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 12:46 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 12:46 AM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmSouthwest SW
YokohamaMon 12:46 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 12:46 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroMon 3:46 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmEast-southeast ESE
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