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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 15:24:00 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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 44' North, Longitude: 175° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.75 meters/second, 1572.3 km/hour, 977.0 miles/hour or 849.0 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' 11.9"976.80 miwest0° 08' 25.8"9.66 misouth977.14 mi
24 hours11° 03' 43.5"743.37 mieast3° 39' 31.1"251.49 misouth789.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandMon 3:24 AM1499 km931 miles809 nmSouth S
MajuroTue 3:24 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayMon 4:24 AM1610 km1001 miles869 nmNorth N
TarawaTue 3:24 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:24 AM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmWest-northwest WNW
HonoluluMon 5:24 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiTue 5:24 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmEast-southeast ESE
YarenTue 3:24 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiTue 3:24 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoTue 4:24 AM2606 km1620 miles1407 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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