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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 5:18:00 AM.

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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: 40%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 03' South, Longitude: 177° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.37 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 01.4"1005.14 miWest0° 11' 36.8"13.30 miNorth1005.26 mi
24 hours348° 58' 47.7"762.14 miWest4° 33' 57.6"313.72 miNorth823.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TarawaWed 5:18 PM557 km346 miles301 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandTue 5:18 PM700 km435 miles378 nmEast-northeast ENE
FunafutiWed 5:18 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroWed 5:18 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 5:18 PM1163 km723 miles628 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 6:18 PM1565 km972 miles845 nmSoutheast SE
Apia *Wed 7:18 PM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmSoutheast SE
Suva *Wed 6:18 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth S
Port VilaWed 4:18 PM2094 km1301 miles1131 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraWed 4:18 PM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmWest-southwest WSW

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