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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 3:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 05' North, Longitude: 163° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.28 meters/second, 1588.6 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.45 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.0"986.97 miWest0° 09' 32.1"10.92 miSouth987.29 mi
24 hours11° 00' 33.2"747.37 miEast4° 02' 30.0"277.76 miSouth801.55 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PalikirTue 2:34 AM729 km453 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:34 AM976 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MajuroTue 3:34 AM991 km616 miles535 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:34 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaTue 3:34 AM1513 km940 miles817 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 1:34 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 2:34 AM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 3:34 AM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmEast-southeast ESE
MidwayMon 4:34 AM2767 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE
FunafutiTue 3:34 AM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmSoutheast SE

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