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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 8:02:00 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 08:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 01' North, Longitude: 148° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.79 meters/second, 1615.6 km/hour, 1003.9 miles/hour or 872.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 32' 52.5"1003.82 miWest0° 11' 02.7"12.65 miNorth1003.79 mi
24 hours10° 47' 20.9"744.47 miEast4° 15' 15.6"292.34 miNorth797.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirThu 7:02 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
HagåtñaThu 6:02 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JayapuraThu 5:02 PM1140 km708 miles616 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyThu 6:02 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth S
MelekeokThu 5:02 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariThu 5:02 PM1707 km1060 miles921 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 7:02 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 8:02 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsThu 6:02 PM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmSouth S
MajuroThu 8:02 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmEast E

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