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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 52' North, Longitude: 161° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.48 meters/second, 1571.3 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"976.20 miWest0° 08' 21.6"9.58 miSouth976.54 mi
24 hours11° 03' 59.6"743.23 miEast3° 38' 03.8"249.82 miSouth789.10 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 AM904 km562 miles488 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KiritimatiTue 4:24 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 2:24 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:24 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:24 AM2790 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:24 AM3072 km1909 miles1659 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:24 AM3139 km1951 miles1695 nmWest-southwest WSW
Apia *Tue 4:24 AM3271 km2033 miles1766 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 2:24 AM3277 km2036 miles1769 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 2:24 AM3459 km2149 miles1868 nmWest-northwest WNW

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