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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 8:08:00 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 20:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 19' South, Longitude: 160° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.42 meters/second, 1610.7 km/hour, 1000.8 miles/hour or 869.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miSouth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 29.2"1000.70 miWest0° 11' 53.9"13.63 miSouth1000.66 mi
24 hours12° 06' 55.4"835.67 miEast4° 41' 14.9"322.11 miSouth892.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ArawaSat 6:08 AM543 km338 miles293 nmWest-southwest WSW
GizoSat 7:08 AM551 km343 miles298 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 7:08 AM567 km352 miles306 nmSouth S
BukaSat 6:08 AM612 km380 miles331 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenSat 8:08 AM868 km539 miles469 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirSat 7:08 AM1259 km783 miles680 nmNorth N
Port MoresbySat 6:08 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 8:08 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaSat 7:08 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroSat 8:08 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE

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