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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 3:52:00 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: 50%

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 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 15' North, Longitude: 150° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.12 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.0 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 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.1"1004.58 miWest0° 11' 10.0"12.79 miNorth1004.57 mi
24 hours10° 48' 32.7"746.48 miEast4° 18' 54.2"296.51 miNorth801.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 5:52 PM745 km463 miles402 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluWed 5:52 PM2141 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteWed 5:52 PM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 4:52 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandWed 3:52 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmWest W
RarotongaWed 5:52 PM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Thu 5:52 PM2990 km1858 miles1615 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiWed 4:52 PM3237 km2012 miles1748 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 3:52 PM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmWest-southwest WSW
NukualofaThu 4:52 PM3791 km2355 miles2047 nmSouthwest SW

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