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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 4:18:00 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: 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 04:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 19' North, Longitude: 157° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 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' 47.8"1004.51 miWest0° 11' 09.2"12.77 miNorth1004.49 mi
24 hours10° 48' 24.2"746.26 miEast4° 18' 32.1"296.09 miNorth800.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiThu 6:18 PM164 km102 miles88 nmSouth S
HonoluluWed 6:18 PM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorth N
FakaofoThu 5:18 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 4:18 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmWest W
PapeeteWed 6:18 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Thu 6:18 PM2497 km1551 miles1348 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaWed 6:18 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmSouth S
AlofiWed 5:18 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiThu 4:18 PM2942 km1828 miles1588 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaThu 4:18 PM3335 km2072 miles1801 nmWest W

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