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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 4:46:00 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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 53' North, Longitude: 145° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.57 meters/second, 1589.7 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miSouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.2"987.62 miWest0° 09' 36.0"11.00 miSouth987.95 mi
24 hours11° 00' 18.3"747.58 miEast4° 03' 50.4"279.30 miSouth802.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaTue 2:46 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SaipanTue 2:46 AM477 km296 miles258 nmNorth N
MelekeokTue 1:46 AM1291 km802 miles697 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirTue 3:46 AM1422 km883 miles768 nmEast-southeast ESE
JayapuraTue 1:46 AM1591 km989 miles859 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ManokwariTue 1:46 AM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 2:46 AM2254 km1401 miles1217 nmSouth S
Wake IslandTue 4:46 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManadoTue 12:46 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmWest-southwest WSW
YarenTue 4:46 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmEast-southeast ESE

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