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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 10:52:00 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 10:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 47' North, Longitude: 174° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.70 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.8 miles/hour or 815.8 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"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.5"938.51 miWest0° 01' 21.8"1.56 miSouth938.59 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.1"757.50 miEast0° 59' 26.2"68.15 miSouth762.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwayWed 11:52 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluThu 12:52 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmEast E
Wake IslandThu 10:52 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmWest W
MajuroThu 10:52 PM2167 km1347 miles1170 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandWed 10:52 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmSouth S
TarawaThu 10:52 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiFri 12:52 AM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmSoutheast SE
YarenThu 10:52 PM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiThu 10:52 PM3320 km2063 miles1793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirThu 9:52 PM3346 km2079 miles1807 nmWest-southwest WSW

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