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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 15:34:00 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: 90%

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 163° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.28 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.0"986.97 miwest0° 09' 32.1"10.92 misouth987.29 mi
24 hours11° 00' 33.2"747.37 mieast4° 02' 30.0"277.76 misouth801.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 2:34 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroTue 3:34 AM970 km603 miles524 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandTue 3:34 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 3:34 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 3:34 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 1:34 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 2:34 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 3:34 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 4:34 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiTue 3:34 AM2793 km1735 miles1508 nmSoutheast SE
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