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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 6:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' North, Longitude: 171° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.31 meters/second, 1585.1 km/hour, 984.9 miles/hour or 855.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.42 mi
1 hour14° 32' 57.5"984.76 miWest0° 08' 58.1"10.28 miNorth984.54 mi
24 hours10° 53' 41.9"737.46 miEast3° 18' 23.9"227.32 miNorth767.02 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 6:46 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluFri 8:46 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 8:46 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSoutheast SE
MidwayFri 7:46 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroSat 6:46 PM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaSat 6:46 PM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoSat 7:46 PM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmSouth S
FunafutiSat 6:46 PM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 6:46 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenSat 6:46 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmWest-southwest WSW

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