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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 10:02:00 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 173° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.7 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' 47.8"938.40 miWest0° 01' 03.4"1.21 miNorth938.34 mi
24 hours11° 43' 06.1"757.77 miEast0° 01' 29.8"1.72 miSouth757.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 11:02 PM892 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluWed 12:02 AM1663 km1033 miles898 nmEast E
Wake IslandWed 10:02 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmWest W
MajuroWed 10:02 PM2199 km1367 miles1188 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 10:02 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 10:02 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiThu 12:02 AM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 10:02 PM3157 km1962 miles1705 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 10:02 PM3334 km2071 miles1800 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoWed 11:02 PM3352 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth S

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