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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 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: 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 10:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 162° 08' 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' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.40 miWest0° 01' 16.9"1.47 miSouth938.47 mi
24 hours11° 42' 47.8"757.57 miEast0° 57' 30.9"65.94 miSouth762.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:02 AM449 km279 miles242 nmEast E
WailukuThu 12:02 AM587 km364 miles317 nmEast E
MidwayWed 11:02 PM1746 km1085 miles943 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiFri 12:02 AM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:02 PM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroThu 10:02 PM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 10:02 PM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
TarawaThu 10:02 PM3448 km2143 miles1862 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:02 PM3481 km2163 miles1879 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakThu 12:02 AM3670 km2280 miles1981 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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