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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 16:34:00 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: 78%

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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' North, Longitude: 167° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.06 meters/second, 1573.4 km/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.29 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.9"977.50 miwest0° 08' 30.4"9.75 misouth977.84 mi
24 hours11° 03' 25.4"743.55 mieast3° 41' 11.9"253.41 misouth790.49 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Wake IslandTue 4:34 AM634 km394 miles343 nmNorth N
MajuroTue 4:34 AM838 km521 miles453 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirTue 3:34 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaTue 4:34 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YarenTue 4:34 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth S
MidwayMon 5:34 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
Baker IslandMon 4:34 AM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaTue 2:34 AM2421 km1505 miles1307 nmWest W
HoniaraTue 3:34 AM2664 km1656 miles1439 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiTue 4:34 AM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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