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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 50' North, Longitude: 166° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.57 meters/second, 1571.7 km/hour, 976.6 miles/hour or 848.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.28 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 32' 11.3"976.40 miWest0° 08' 23.1"9.61 miSouth976.74 mi
24 hours11° 03' 54.2"743.27 miEast3° 38' 33.0"250.38 miSouth789.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluMon 4:44 AM1214 km754 miles656 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiTue 4:44 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandMon 2:44 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayMon 3:44 AM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNorthwest NW
MajuroTue 2:44 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:44 AM2623 km1630 miles1416 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 2:44 AM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:44 AM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandTue 2:44 AM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmWest-northwest WNW
Apia *Tue 4:44 AM3120 km1938 miles1684 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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