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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 = Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 2:24:00 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: 86%

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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 52' North, Longitude: 172° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.07 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.0 miles/hour or 836.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.03 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.9"961.81 miWest0° 06' 36.1"7.57 miSouth962.11 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.7"742.85 miEast2° 59' 17.1"205.45 miSouth776.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 3:24 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSun 4:24 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSun 2:24 AM1892 km1176 miles1022 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 2:24 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 2:24 AM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmWest W
TarawaMon 2:24 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:24 AM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoMon 3:24 AM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmSouth S
FunafutiMon 2:24 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
YarenMon 2:24 AM2959 km1839 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW

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