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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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 54' North
Longitude: 159° 14' 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"976.18 miwest0° 08' 21.1"9.57 misouth976.51 mi
24 hours11° 04' 02.0"743.26 mieast3° 37' 50.9"249.59 misouth789.07 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 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorth N
KiritimatiTue 4:14 AM1346 km837 miles727 nmSouth S
Baker IslandMon 2:14 AM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:14 AM2458 km1527 miles1327 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:14 AM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:14 AM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmWest W
TarawaTue 2:14 AM3355 km2084 miles1811 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:14 AM3364 km2090 miles1816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 2:14 AM3437 km2136 miles1856 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteMon 4:14 AM3634 km2258 miles1962 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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