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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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 3:02:00 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: 49%

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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 03:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 05' North, Longitude: 138° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 46.0"1004.71 miWest0° 11' 11.4"12.81 miNorth1004.70 mi
24 hours10° 48' 49.5"746.91 miEast4° 19' 36.1"297.30 miNorth801.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:02 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 5:02 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluWed 5:02 PM2897 km1800 miles1564 nmNorthwest NW
AdamstownWed 7:02 PM3249 km2019 miles1754 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaWed 5:02 PM3542 km2201 miles1912 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 4:02 PM3868 km2403 miles2089 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesWed 7:02 PM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 8:02 PM4103 km2550 miles2216 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Thu 5:02 PM4108 km2552 miles2218 nmWest-southwest WSW
San FranciscoWed 7:02 PM4181 km2598 miles2258 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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