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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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:34:00 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: 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' North, Longitude: 177° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.03 meters/second, 1587.7 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"986.41 miwest0° 09' 28.8"10.86 misouth986.74 mi
24 hours348° 59' 13.6"747.22 miwest4° 01' 21.7"276.46 misouth801.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:34 AM859 km534 miles464 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:34 AM1211 km753 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 2:34 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandTue 2:34 AM1496 km929 miles808 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 2:34 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:34 AM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 2:34 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 1:34 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 3:34 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluMon 4:34 AM2821 km1753 miles1523 nmEast-northeast ENE

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