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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 10:22:00 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 10:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 50' North, Longitude: 178° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.63 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"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.4"938.35 miWest0° 01' 01.4"1.17 miNorth938.30 mi
24 hours11° 43' 08.8"757.79 miEast0° 02' 16.6"2.61 miSouth757.89 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayTue 11:22 PM829 km515 miles447 nmNorth N
Wake IslandWed 10:22 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmWest W
MajuroWed 10:22 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluWed 12:22 AM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmEast E
Baker IslandTue 10:22 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 10:22 PM2329 km1447 miles1258 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenWed 10:22 PM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 9:22 PM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiThu 12:22 AM3127 km1943 miles1689 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiWed 10:22 PM3255 km2022 miles1757 nmSouth S

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