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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 = Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 9:42:00 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: 96%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 169° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.67 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 48.0"938.44 miWest0° 01' 05.2"1.25 miNorth938.38 mi
24 hours11° 43' 03.2"757.75 miEast0° 00' 43.0"0.82 miSouth757.78 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluTue 11:42 PM1161 km722 miles627 nmEast E
MidwayTue 10:42 PM1177 km731 miles636 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 9:42 PM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 11:42 PM2451 km1523 miles1323 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 9:42 PM2549 km1584 miles1376 nmWest W
MajuroWed 9:42 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 9:42 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 10:42 PM3347 km2080 miles1807 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 9:42 PM3492 km2170 miles1885 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakTue 11:42 PM3508 km2180 miles1894 nmNorth N

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