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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 6:36:00 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: 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 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 53' North, Longitude: 168° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.35 meters/second, 1585.3 km/hour, 985.0 miles/hour or 856.0 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 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.6"984.85 miWest0° 08' 58.8"10.29 miNorth984.64 mi
24 hours10° 53' 37.5"737.44 miEast3° 18' 39.0"227.61 miNorth767.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandFri 6:36 PM1536 km955 miles829 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 8:36 PM1578 km981 miles852 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 8:36 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 7:36 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 6:36 PM2221 km1380 miles1199 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:36 PM2303 km1431 miles1244 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:36 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 6:36 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 6:36 PM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Sat 8:36 PM2861 km1778 miles1545 nmSouth S

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