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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Monday, December 3, 2012 at 14:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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
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 AM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoTue 3:44 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaTue 2:44 AM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 2:44 AM2949 km1832 miles1592 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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