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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 15:46:00 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: 95%

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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 34' North, Longitude: 149° 15' 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"972.90 miwest0° 08' 03.1"9.23 misouth973.24 mi
24 hours11° 08' 43.1"746.23 mieast3° 31' 08.5"241.91 misouth789.64 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 AM384 km239 miles207 nmWest W
HagåtñaMon 1:46 AM501 km312 miles271 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 2:46 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSoutheast SE
MelekeokMon 12:46 AM1779 km1105 miles960 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 3:46 AM1923 km1195 miles1039 nmEast-northeast ENE
JayapuraMon 12:46 AM2114 km1313 miles1141 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariMon 12:46 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSouthwest SW
YokohamaMon 12:46 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TokyoMon 12:46 AM2528 km1571 miles1365 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroMon 3:46 AM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmEast-southeast ESE
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