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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 = Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 11:20:00 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: 96%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 09' North, Longitude: 146° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.80 meters/second, 1561.7 km/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.17 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.6"970.19 miWest0° 07' 44.2"8.87 miSouth970.52 mi
24 hours11° 10' 46.5"746.52 miEast3° 24' 20.6"234.13 miSouth787.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSun 1:20 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest-northwest WNW
KiritimatiMon 1:20 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoSun 3:20 AM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesSun 3:20 AM3509 km2181 miles1895 nmNortheast NE
MidwaySun 12:20 AM3510 km2181 miles1895 nmWest-northwest WNW
PapeeteSun 1:20 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmSouth S
Baker IslandSat 11:20 PM3706 km2303 miles2001 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoMon 12:20 AM3858 km2397 miles2083 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasSun 3:20 AM3868 km2404 miles2089 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSun 4:20 AM3941 km2449 miles2128 nmEast-northeast ENE

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