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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 179° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.00 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.1"986.40 miwest0° 09' 28.3"10.85 misouth986.73 mi
24 hours11° 00' 48.3"747.24 mieast4° 01' 11.5"276.29 misouth800.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:24 AM1069 km664 miles577 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 2:24 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 2:24 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 2:24 AM1686 km1047 miles910 nmWest-northwest WNW
MidwayMon 3:24 AM1897 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth N
YarenTue 2:24 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:24 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 1:24 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 3:24 AM2479 km1540 miles1338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 4:24 AM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE
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