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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: 86%
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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 52' North
Longitude: 172° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.08 meters/second, 1548.3 km/hour, 962.1 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 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.9"961.88 miwest0° 06' 36.2"7.57 misouth962.19 mi
24 hours11° 13' 12.2"742.90 mieast2° 59' 19.1"205.50 misouth776.10 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 AM1340 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HonoluluSun 4:24 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
Baker IslandSun 2:24 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 2:24 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Wake IslandMon 2:24 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmWest W
TarawaMon 2:24 AM2305 km1432 miles1245 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:24 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmSoutheast SE
FakaofoMon 3:24 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmSouth S
YarenMon 2:24 AM2936 km1825 miles1585 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 2:24 AM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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