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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 3:34:00 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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 44' North, Longitude: 170° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 430.37 meters/second, 1549.3 kilometres/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.04 miWest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 miSouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"962.48 miWest0° 06' 41.7"7.67 miSouth962.79 mi
24 hours348° 47' 19.8"742.76 miWest3° 01' 20.1"207.80 miSouth776.58 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandMon 3:34 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorthwest NW
KwajaleinMon 3:34 AM933 km580 miles504 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroMon 3:34 AM1071 km666 miles579 nmSouth S
TarawaMon 3:34 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSouth S
PalikirMon 2:34 AM1722 km1070 miles930 nmSouthwest SW
MidwaySun 4:34 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNortheast NE
YarenMon 3:34 AM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandSun 3:34 AM2324 km1444 miles1255 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaMon 1:34 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmWest W
FunafutiMon 3:34 AM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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