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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 5:08:00 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 05:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 29' North, Longitude: 169° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 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' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 48.8"1004.37 miWest0° 11' 07.8"12.75 miNorth1004.35 mi
24 hours10° 48' 08.6"745.84 miEast4° 17' 49.4"295.27 miNorth799.94 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RawakiThu 6:08 PM814 km506 miles439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 5:08 PM888 km552 miles479 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 7:08 PM1331 km827 miles719 nmEast E
FakaofoThu 6:08 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth S
FunafutiThu 5:08 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Thu 7:08 PM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 5:08 PM1993 km1238 miles1076 nmWest W
MajuroThu 5:08 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluWed 7:08 PM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlofiWed 6:08 PM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmSouth S

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