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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 174° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.3"986.54 miwest0° 09' 29.5"10.87 misouth986.86 mi
24 hours348° 59' 16.6"747.25 miwest4° 01' 36.8"276.75 misouth801.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:46 AM589 km366 miles318 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 2:46 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 2:46 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorthwest NW
YarenTue 2:46 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandMon 2:46 AM1562 km971 miles843 nmSoutheast SE
PalikirTue 1:46 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 3:46 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 2:46 AM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 3:46 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 1:46 AM2804 km1742 miles1514 nmSouthwest SW

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