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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 15:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 41' North, Longitude: 179° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.84 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"977.00 miwest0° 08' 27.0"9.68 misouth977.34 mi
24 hours348° 56' 21.8"743.42 miwest3° 40' 00.1"252.04 misouth789.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroTue 3:44 AM1139 km708 miles615 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:44 AM1480 km919 miles799 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 3:44 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 3:44 AM1565 km972 miles845 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 4:44 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 3:44 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:44 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 3:44 AM2456 km1526 miles1326 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 5:44 AM2571 km1598 miles1388 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 4:44 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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