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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 51' North, Longitude: 175° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 miSouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.1"961.90 miWest0° 06' 36.9"7.58 miSouth962.21 mi
24 hours11° 13' 08.1"742.84 miEast2° 59' 34.7"205.79 miSouth776.12 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 3:34 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 2:34 AM1831 km1138 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSun 2:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth S
HonoluluSun 4:34 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
Wake IslandMon 2:34 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest W
TarawaMon 2:34 AM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:34 AM2548 km1584 miles1376 nmSoutheast SE
YarenMon 2:34 AM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiMon 2:34 AM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 3:34 AM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmSouth S

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