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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 11:52:00 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 11:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 45' North, Longitude: 171° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 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' 01.3"0.03 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.7"938.66 miWest0° 01' 27.7"1.68 miSouth938.73 mi
24 hours348° 17' 31.6"757.42 miWest1° 01' 44.3"70.79 miSouth763.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandThu 11:52 PM509 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayThu 12:52 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
MajuroThu 11:52 PM1512 km940 miles817 nmSouth S
PalikirThu 10:52 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaThu 11:52 PM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouth S
YarenThu 11:52 PM2403 km1493 miles1298 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandWed 11:52 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaThu 9:52 PM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluThu 1:52 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmEast E
FunafutiThu 11:52 PM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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