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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: 90%

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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 175° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.08 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.3"986.59 miwest0° 09' 29.4"10.87 misouth986.91 mi
24 hours348° 59' 16.0"747.30 miwest4° 01' 34.5"276.73 misouth801.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:44 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 2:44 AM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 2:44 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 2:44 AM1530 km950 miles826 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 2:44 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:44 AM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 3:44 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 2:44 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 3:44 AM2729 km1696 miles1474 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 1:44 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSouthwest SW
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