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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 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' North, Longitude: 167° 53' 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"985.94 miwest0° 09' 25.4"10.80 misouth986.27 mi
24 hours11° 01' 00.0"747.12 mieast4° 00' 13.8"275.19 misouth800.53 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 AM1533 km952 miles828 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 1:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiTue 3:34 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayMon 2:34 AM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoTue 2:34 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 1:34 AM2345 km1457 miles1266 nmWest W
TarawaTue 1:34 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 1:34 AM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 3:34 AM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 1:34 AM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmWest-northwest WNW
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