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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 6:40:00 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 18:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' South, Longitude: 178° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.63 meters/second, 1611.5 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 34.5"1001.17 miWest0° 11' 54.4"13.64 miSouth1001.14 mi
24 hours12° 04' 27.4"833.14 miEast4° 41' 55.6"322.88 miSouth890.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:40 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiSat 6:40 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RawakiSat 7:40 AM881 km548 miles476 nmEast E
FakaofoSat 7:40 AM1013 km629 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaSat 6:40 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 8:40 AM1322 km822 miles714 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Sat 7:40 AM1594 km990 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenSat 6:40 AM1651 km1026 miles891 nmWest-northwest WNW
MajuroSat 6:40 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiFri 7:40 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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