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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 50%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 32' North, Longitude: 173° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.01 meters/second, 1616.4 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.3"1004.32 miwest0° 11' 07.3"12.74 minorth1004.30 mi
24 hours10° 48' 03.6"745.70 mieast4° 17' 34.5"294.99 minorth799.68 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 5:24 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 6:24 PM854 km531 miles461 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoThu 6:24 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 5:24 PM1536 km955 miles830 nmWest W
FunafutiThu 5:24 PM1567 km974 miles846 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 5:24 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 7:24 PM1790 km1112 miles967 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 7:24 PM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouth S
YarenThu 5:24 PM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiWed 6:24 PM2526 km1569 miles1364 nmSouth S

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