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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 5:18:00 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 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 31' North, Longitude: 171° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 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' 49.1"1004.34 miWest0° 11' 07.5"12.74 miNorth1004.32 mi
24 hours10° 48' 05.6"745.76 miEast4° 17' 40.8"295.11 miNorth799.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandWed 5:18 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 6:18 PM806 km501 miles435 nmSouth S
FakaofoThu 6:18 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmSouth S
KiritimatiThu 7:18 PM1599 km994 miles863 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 5:18 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 5:18 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmWest W
Apia *Thu 7:18 PM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 5:18 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenThu 5:18 PM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 7:18 PM2470 km1535 miles1333 nmNortheast NE

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