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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: 51%
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 06:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 48' North
Longitude: 165° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.89 meters/second, 1616.0 km/hour, 1004.1 miles/hour or 872.6 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' 51.0"1004.12 miwest0° 11' 04.7"12.69 minorth1004.09 mi
24 hours10° 47' 38.6"745.05 mieast4° 16' 17.3"293.54 minorth798.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YarenThu 6:52 PM511 km318 miles276 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroThu 6:52 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalikirThu 5:52 PM864 km537 miles467 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaThu 6:52 PM894 km556 miles483 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraThu 5:52 PM1580 km982 miles853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandThu 6:52 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorth N
FunafutiThu 6:52 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandWed 6:52 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmEast E
Port VilaThu 5:52 PM2405 km1494 miles1298 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 4:52 PM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmSouthwest SW
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