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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 4:20:00 PM.

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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: 95%

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 16:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' North, Longitude: 141° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.17 meters/second, 1566.6 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.22 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miSouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 31' 55.2"973.25 miWest0° 08' 05.4"9.27 miSouth973.59 mi
24 hours11° 08' 27.7"746.20 miEast3° 31' 59.4"242.88 miSouth789.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaMon 2:20 AM418 km260 miles226 nmEast-southeast ESE
SaipanMon 2:20 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
MelekeokMon 1:20 AM1042 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariMon 1:20 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DavaoMon 12:20 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraMon 1:20 AM1884 km1170 miles1017 nmSouth S
General SantosMon 12:20 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirMon 3:20 AM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManilaMon 12:20 AM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmWest W
ManadoMon 12:20 AM2288 km1422 miles1236 nmSouthwest SW

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