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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 7, 2012 at 6:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 7, 2012 at 18:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' South, Longitude: 177° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 447.64 meters/second, 1611.5 kilometres/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.7"1001.20 miWest0° 11' 54.5"13.64 miSouth1001.16 mi
24 hours12° 04' 20.7"833.02 miEast4° 41' 57.3"322.92 miSouth890.33 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:36 AM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Howland IslandFri 6:36 AM545 km339 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 6:36 AM607 km377 miles328 nmSouthwest SW
Kanton IslandSat 7:36 AM680 km422 miles367 nmEast E
AtafuSat 7:36 AM760 km472 miles410 nmSoutheast SE
RawakiSat 7:36 AM774 km481 miles418 nmEast E
TabiteueaSat 6:36 AM898 km558 miles485 nmWest-northwest WNW
FakaofoSat 7:36 AM929 km577 miles502 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 6:36 AM1198 km745 miles647 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 8:36 AM1266 km786 miles683 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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