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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 5:28:00 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 phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 05:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 32' North, Longitude: 174° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.00 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 49.3"1004.31 miWest0° 11' 07.2"12.74 miNorth1004.29 mi
24 hours10° 48' 02.7"745.68 miEast4° 17' 32.1"294.94 miNorth799.64 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 5:28 PM458 km285 miles247 nmSouthwest SW
RawakiThu 6:28 PM884 km550 miles478 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaThu 5:28 PM1460 km907 miles788 nmWest W
FakaofoThu 6:28 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiThu 5:28 PM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 5:28 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiThu 7:28 PM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmEast E
Apia *Thu 7:28 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmSouth S
YarenThu 5:28 PM2165 km1346 miles1169 nmWest-southwest WSW
Suva *Thu 6:28 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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