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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 = Monday, December 24, 2012 at 9:40:00 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: 86%

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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 09:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 168° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.16 meters/second, 1537.8 km/hour, 955.5 miles/hour or 830.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.10 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.2"955.25 miWest0° 05' 25.2"6.21 miNorth955.02 mi
24 hours11° 23' 20.7"748.81 miEast1° 46' 39.6"122.27 miNorth754.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 9:40 PM231 km144 miles125 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroMon 9:40 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirMon 8:40 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 10:40 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
TarawaMon 9:40 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenMon 9:40 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSun 9:40 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 7:40 PM2591 km1610 miles1399 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 9:40 PM3174 km1972 miles1714 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 8:40 PM3189 km1981 miles1722 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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