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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 6:52:00 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: 51%

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 06:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 48' North, Longitude: 165° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 448.89 meters/second, 1616.0 kilometres/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 51.0"1004.05 miWest0° 11' 04.8"12.69 miNorth1004.03 mi
24 hours10° 47' 39.0"745.01 miEast4° 16' 18.3"293.54 miNorth798.39 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 6:52 PM503 km312 miles272 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KwajaleinThu 6:52 PM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroThu 6:52 PM738 km459 miles398 nmEast-northeast ENE
TarawaThu 6:52 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
KoloniaThu 5:52 PM889 km553 miles480 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalikirThu 5:52 PM892 km554 miles482 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraThu 5:52 PM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 6:52 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
Baker IslandWed 6:52 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 6:52 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSoutheast SE

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