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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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 140° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.18 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 845.9 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 misouth16.23 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.2"973.33 miwest0° 08' 05.6"9.27 misouth973.67 mi
24 hours11° 08' 27.3"746.25 mieast3° 32' 01.1"242.93 misouth789.97 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 2:20 AM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanMon 2:20 AM544 km338 miles294 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 1:20 AM1023 km635 miles552 nmSouthwest SW
DavaoMon 12:20 AM1847 km1147 miles997 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManokwariMon 1:20 AM1851 km1150 miles1000 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JayapuraMon 1:20 AM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth S
General SantosMon 12:20 AM1940 km1206 miles1048 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 3:20 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManilaMon 12:20 AM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmWest W
ManadoMon 12:20 AM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
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