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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 5:44:00 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: 70%

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 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' North, Longitude: 156° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.56 meters/second, 1586.0 km/hour, 985.5 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"16.42 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 32' 58.3"985.34 miWest0° 09' 01.7"10.34 miNorth985.12 mi
24 hours10° 53' 14.6"737.36 miEast3° 19' 57.3"229.10 miNorth767.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 7:44 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmNorth N
KiritimatiSat 7:44 PM1098 km683 miles593 nmSouth S
Baker IslandFri 5:44 PM2565 km1594 miles1385 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayFri 6:44 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoSat 6:44 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Sat 7:44 PM3302 km2052 miles1783 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteFri 7:44 PM3324 km2065 miles1795 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiSat 5:44 PM3514 km2184 miles1897 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 5:44 PM3571 km2219 miles1928 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroSat 5:44 PM3578 km2223 miles1932 nmWest W

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