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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 2:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 51' North, Longitude: 163° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.53 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 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' 11.0"976.30 miWest0° 08' 22.3"9.59 miSouth976.64 mi
24 hours11° 03' 56.9"743.25 miEast3° 38' 18.4"250.10 miSouth789.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:34 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 4:34 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Baker IslandMon 2:34 AM2057 km1278 miles1111 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:34 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorthwest NW
FakaofoTue 3:34 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroTue 2:34 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaTue 2:34 AM2901 km1803 miles1566 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:34 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Tue 4:34 AM3185 km1979 miles1720 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 2:34 AM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmWest-northwest WNW

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