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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' North, Longitude: 145° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.58 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 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' 22.2"987.70 miwest0° 09' 36.0"11.00 misouth988.03 mi
24 hours11° 00' 18.2"747.63 mieast4° 03' 51.7"279.34 misouth802.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 2:46 AM301 km187 miles162 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 2:46 AM478 km297 miles258 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 1:46 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 3:46 AM1451 km901 miles783 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 1:46 AM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 1:46 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 2:46 AM2256 km1402 miles1218 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 4:46 AM2444 km1518 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoTue 12:46 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 4:46 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmEast-southeast ESE
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