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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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' North, Longitude: 161° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.49 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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"976.28 miwest0° 08' 21.8"9.58 misouth976.61 mi
24 hours11° 03' 59.2"743.28 mieast3° 38' 05.5"249.87 misouth789.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:24 AM917 km570 miles495 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 4:24 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 2:24 AM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:24 AM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:24 AM2779 km1727 miles1501 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:24 AM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:24 AM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:24 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 4:24 AM3261 km2026 miles1761 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 2:24 AM3431 km2132 miles1853 nmWest-northwest WNW
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