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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 10:12:00 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 10:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 48' North, Longitude: 164° 33' 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' 30.6"15.65 miWest0° 00' 01.2"0.02 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.4"938.42 miWest0° 01' 18.0"1.49 miSouth938.49 mi
24 hours11° 42' 46.0"757.56 miEast0° 57' 54.0"66.38 miSouth762.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 12:12 AM699 km434 miles377 nmEast E
MidwayWed 11:12 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiFri 12:12 AM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandWed 10:12 PM2622 km1629 miles1416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroThu 10:12 PM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandThu 10:12 PM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest W
TarawaThu 10:12 PM3247 km2017 miles1753 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoThu 11:12 PM3414 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdakThu 12:12 AM3604 km2239 miles1946 nmNorth-northwest NNW
UnalaskaThu 1:12 AM3675 km2284 miles1984 nmNorth N

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