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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 2:14:00 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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 54' North, Longitude: 158° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.44 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 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' 10.8"976.10 miWest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 miSouth976.44 mi
24 hours11° 04' 02.4"743.21 miEast3° 37' 49.3"249.54 miSouth789.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:14 AM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 4:14 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 2:14 AM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:14 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:14 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:14 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 4:14 AM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 2:14 AM3382 km2101 miles1826 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:14 AM3460 km2150 miles1868 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 4:14 AM3626 km2253 miles1958 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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