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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 79%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 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: 178° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.85 meters/second, 1572.6 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.1"977.08 miwest0° 08' 27.2"9.69 misouth977.42 mi
24 hours348° 56' 22.0"743.47 miwest3° 40' 01.6"252.09 misouth790.02 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 AM1116 km693 miles603 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandTue 3:44 AM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-northwest WNW
TarawaTue 3:44 AM1508 km937 miles814 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandMon 3:44 AM1574 km978 miles850 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayMon 4:44 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenTue 3:44 AM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirTue 2:44 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiTue 3:44 AM2455 km1526 miles1326 nmSouth S
HonoluluMon 5:44 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmEast-northeast ENE
FakaofoTue 4:44 AM2770 km1721 miles1495 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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