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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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 5:36:00 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: 69%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 44' North, Longitude: 154° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.59 meters/second, 1586.1 km/hour, 985.6 miles/hour or 856.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.4"985.41 miWest0° 09' 02.2"10.35 miNorth985.19 mi
24 hours10° 53' 11.1"737.35 miEast3° 20' 09.3"229.33 miNorth767.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 7:36 PM1122 km697 miles606 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KiritimatiSat 7:36 PM1137 km707 miles614 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandFri 5:36 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 6:36 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 6:36 PM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteFri 7:36 PM3280 km2038 miles1771 nmSouth S
Apia *Sat 7:36 PM3415 km2122 miles1844 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiSat 5:36 PM3681 km2287 miles1987 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaFri 7:36 PM3693 km2295 miles1994 nmSouth S
TarawaSat 5:36 PM3774 km2345 miles2038 nmWest-southwest WSW

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