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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 9:52:00 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 09:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 171° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.66 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 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' 47.9"938.42 miWest0° 01' 04.3"1.23 miNorth938.36 mi
24 hours11° 43' 04.6"757.76 miEast0° 01' 06.5"1.27 miSouth757.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 10:52 PM1015 km631 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
HonoluluTue 11:52 PM1412 km877 miles763 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 9:52 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmWest W
Baker IslandTue 9:52 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 9:52 PM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 11:52 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmSoutheast SE
TarawaWed 9:52 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmSouthwest SW
YarenWed 9:52 PM3337 km2074 miles1802 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 10:52 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 9:52 PM3403 km2115 miles1838 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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