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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 160° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.33 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.2"987.09 miwest0° 09' 32.8"10.94 misouth987.41 mi
24 hours11° 00' 30.4"747.41 mieast4° 02' 44.7"278.04 misouth801.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 2:46 AM498 km310 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirTue 2:46 AM505 km314 miles273 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 3:46 AM1149 km714 miles620 nmNortheast NE
MajuroTue 3:46 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:46 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaTue 1:46 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmWest W
TarawaTue 3:46 AM1777 km1104 miles959 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 2:46 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 12:46 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 1:46 AM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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