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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 = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 1:34:00 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: 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' North, Longitude: 149° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.26 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 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' 10.1"975.70 miWest0° 08' 18.4"9.52 miSouth976.03 mi
24 hours11° 04' 13.5"743.12 miEast3° 36' 50.5"248.43 miSouth788.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 3:34 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmNorthwest NW
KiritimatiTue 3:34 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 2:34 AM3305 km2054 miles1785 nmWest-northwest WNW
Baker IslandMon 1:34 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmWest-southwest WSW
PapeeteMon 3:34 AM3487 km2166 miles1883 nmSouth S
FakaofoTue 2:34 AM3541 km2200 miles1912 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoMon 5:34 AM3739 km2323 miles2019 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesMon 5:34 AM3832 km2381 miles2069 nmNortheast NE
Apia *Tue 3:34 AM3952 km2456 miles2134 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaMon 3:34 AM4062 km2524 miles2193 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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