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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 173° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.50 meters/second, 1528.2 km/hour, 949.6 miles/hour or 825.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.3"949.29 miwest0° 04' 35.8"5.27 misouth949.53 mi
24 hours348° 34' 57.8"746.50 miwest2° 14' 01.2"153.62 misouth766.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandSun 2:34 AM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
MajuroSun 2:34 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 3:34 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 2:34 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 1:34 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 2:34 AM2288 km1421 miles1235 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 2:34 AM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 4:34 AM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmEast E
FunafutiSun 2:34 AM3114 km1935 miles1682 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HagåtñaSun 12:34 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmWest W

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