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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 2:46:00 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: 90%

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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 174° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.08 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.3"986.53 miWest0° 09' 29.4"10.87 miSouth986.85 mi
24 hours348° 59' 16.2"747.25 miWest4° 01' 35.5"276.73 miSouth801.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 2:46 AM600 km373 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 2:46 AM1104 km686 miles596 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 2:46 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandMon 2:46 AM1544 km959 miles834 nmSoutheast SE
YarenTue 2:46 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 1:46 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 3:46 AM2046 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FunafutiTue 2:46 AM2232 km1387 miles1205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FakaofoTue 3:46 AM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraTue 1:46 AM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmSouthwest SW

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