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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' North, Longitude: 146° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.21 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.9"975.59 miwest0° 08' 17.7"9.50 misouth975.93 mi
24 hours11° 04' 16.3"743.10 mieast3° 36' 35.9"248.14 misouth788.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 3:24 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 3:24 AM1771 km1101 miles956 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 3:24 AM3502 km2176 miles1891 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 2:24 AM3525 km2190 miles1903 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FranciscoMon 5:24 AM3570 km2218 miles1928 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 1:24 AM3605 km2240 miles1947 nmWest-southwest WSW
Los AngelesMon 5:24 AM3635 km2259 miles1963 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoTue 2:24 AM3734 km2320 miles2016 nmSouthwest SW
Las VegasMon 5:24 AM3995 km2482 miles2157 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 6:24 AM4051 km2517 miles2187 nmEast-northeast ENE
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