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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: 79%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 158° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.43 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 10.7"976.14 miwest0° 08' 20.9"9.57 misouth976.47 mi
24 hours11° 04' 03.2"743.25 mieast3° 37' 45.0"249.48 misouth789.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:10 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 4:10 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 2:10 AM2516 km1563 miles1359 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:10 AM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:10 AM2946 km1830 miles1591 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Tue 4:10 AM3410 km2119 miles1841 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:10 AM3422 km2126 miles1848 nmWest W
TarawaTue 2:10 AM3452 km2145 miles1864 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:10 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 4:10 AM3606 km2240 miles1947 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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