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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 157° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.38 meters/second, 1589.0 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.5"987.25 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 misouth987.57 mi
24 hours11° 00' 28.3"747.49 mieast4° 02' 55.9"278.28 misouth801.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaTue 2:56 AM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth S
PalikirTue 2:56 AM456 km284 miles246 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 3:56 AM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
HagåtñaTue 1:56 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroTue 3:56 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:56 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaTue 3:56 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraTue 2:56 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmSouth S
JayapuraTue 12:56 AM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 1:56 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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