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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 177° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.16 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.2 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' 43.4"962.00 miWest0° 06' 37.7"7.60 miSouth962.31 mi
24 hours11° 13' 03.4"742.83 miEast2° 59' 52.3"206.12 miSouth776.19 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MidwaySun 3:44 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 2:44 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandMon 2:44 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 2:44 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 2:44 AM2000 km1243 miles1080 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 4:44 AM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 2:44 AM2576 km1601 miles1391 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:44 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 2:44 AM2827 km1757 miles1527 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 1:44 AM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmWest-southwest WSW

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