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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 7:36:00 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 07:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 02' North, Longitude: 176° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.10 meters/second, 1584.4 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 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 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 32' 56.8"984.30 miWest0° 08' 55.2"10.22 miNorth984.08 mi
24 hours349° 05' 55.4"737.54 miWest3° 17' 08.2"225.87 miNorth766.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroSat 7:36 PM783 km486 miles423 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaSat 7:36 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandSat 7:36 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandFri 7:36 PM1522 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenSat 7:36 PM1747 km1086 miles943 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayFri 8:36 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirSat 6:36 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiSat 7:36 PM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmSouth S
FakaofoSat 8:36 PM2730 km1696 miles1474 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluFri 9:36 PM2918 km1813 miles1576 nmEast-northeast ENE

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