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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 5:18:00 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: 60%

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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 48' North, Longitude: 160° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.86 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.62 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 33' 06.4"997.25 miWest0° 10' 15.2"11.74 miNorth997.11 mi
24 hours10° 46' 09.7"738.05 miEast3° 52' 53.8"266.78 miNorth781.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiFri 7:18 PM762 km473 miles411 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluThu 7:18 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandThu 5:18 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoFri 6:18 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Fri 7:18 PM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayThu 6:18 PM2852 km1772 miles1540 nmNorthwest NW
FunafutiFri 5:18 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaFri 5:18 PM2988 km1857 miles1613 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteThu 7:18 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MajuroFri 5:18 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmWest W

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