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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 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° 18' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.3"949.37 miwest0° 04' 35.9"5.27 misouth949.60 mi
24 hours348° 34' 58.3"746.55 miwest2° 14' 03.5"153.67 misouth766.92 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 AM699 km435 miles378 nmWest W
MajuroSun 2:34 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouth S
MidwaySat 3:34 AM1388 km863 miles750 nmNortheast NE
TarawaSun 2:34 AM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmSouth S
PalikirSun 1:34 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouthwest SW
YarenSun 2:34 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSat 2:34 AM2368 km1472 miles1279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluSat 4:34 AM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmEast E
HagåtñaSun 12:34 AM3109 km1932 miles1679 nmWest W
FunafutiSun 2:34 AM3120 km1939 miles1685 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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