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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: 91%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 24' North, Longitude: 167° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.79 meters/second, 1586.8 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 19.3"985.86 miwest0° 09' 25.4"10.80 misouth986.19 mi
24 hours11° 01' 00.3"747.07 mieast4° 00' 12.5"275.15 misouth800.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 3:34 AM1512 km940 miles817 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 3:34 AM1549 km962 miles836 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 1:34 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 2:34 AM2122 km1318 miles1146 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 2:34 AM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:34 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmWest W
TarawaTue 1:34 AM2410 km1497 miles1301 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 1:34 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 3:34 AM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 1:34 AM2894 km1799 miles1563 nmWest-northwest WNW
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