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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 9:22:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 152° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.61 meters/second, 1510.6 km/hour, 938.6 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' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.32 miWest0° 01' 13.1"1.40 miSouth938.38 mi
24 hours11° 42' 54.3"757.62 miEast0° 55' 58.4"64.18 miSouth762.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HiloWed 11:22 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
WailukuWed 11:22 PM420 km261 miles227 nmWest W
HonoluluWed 11:22 PM563 km350 miles304 nmWest W
KiritimatiThu 11:22 PM2162 km1343 miles1167 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayWed 10:22 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoThu 1:22 AM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandWed 9:22 PM3468 km2155 miles1872 nmSouthwest SW
Los AngelesThu 1:22 AM3664 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
UnalaskaThu 12:22 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoThu 10:22 PM3917 km2434 miles2115 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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