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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 = Monday, December 31, 2012 at 2:24:00 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: 91%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 16' North, Longitude: 179° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.99 meters/second, 1587.6 km/hour, 986.5 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.44 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.1"986.32 miWest0° 09' 28.1"10.85 miSouth986.65 mi
24 hours11° 00' 48.6"747.19 miEast4° 01' 10.2"276.25 miSouth800.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:24 AM1080 km671 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandMon 2:24 AM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 2:24 AM1353 km841 miles731 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 2:24 AM1710 km1063 miles923 nmWest-northwest WNW
MidwayMon 3:24 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth N
YarenTue 2:24 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 2:24 AM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 3:24 AM2469 km1534 miles1333 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 1:24 AM2477 km1539 miles1337 nmWest W
HonoluluMon 4:24 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmEast-northeast ENE

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