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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' North, Longitude: 162° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.29 meters/second, 1588.7 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' 21.1"987.06 miwest0° 09' 32.2"10.93 misouth987.39 mi
24 hours11° 00' 32.5"747.43 mieast4° 02' 33.5"277.85 misouth801.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 2:36 AM659 km410 miles356 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:36 AM666 km414 miles360 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:36 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroTue 3:36 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:36 AM1371 km852 miles740 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 3:36 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 1:36 AM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 2:36 AM2286 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 3:36 AM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 4:36 AM2825 km1756 miles1525 nmNortheast NE
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