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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 177° 43' 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' 43.5"962.08 miwest0° 06' 37.8"7.60 misouth962.39 mi
24 hours11° 13' 02.8"742.88 mieast2° 59' 54.2"206.17 misouth776.26 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 AM1262 km784 miles681 nmNorth N
MajuroMon 2:44 AM1612 km1002 miles871 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandMon 2:44 AM1678 km1042 miles906 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandSun 2:44 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 2:44 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluSun 4:44 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenMon 2:44 AM2556 km1588 miles1380 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiMon 4:44 AM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 2:44 AM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 1:44 AM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmWest-southwest WSW
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