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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:34:00 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: 71%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 22' North, Longitude: 138° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.8"989.37 miwest0° 09' 46.3"11.19 misouth989.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.7"749.76 mieast4° 08' 12.6"284.30 misouth805.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:34 AM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 3:34 AM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmWest-northwest WNW
Los AngelesTue 5:34 AM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmNortheast NE
PapeeteTue 3:34 AM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 5:34 AM3420 km2125 miles1847 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 6:34 AM3509 km2180 miles1895 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 5:34 AM3679 km2286 miles1987 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 6:34 AM3694 km2296 miles1995 nmNortheast NE
AdamstownTue 5:34 AM4018 km2497 miles2169 nmSouth-southeast SSE
RarotongaTue 3:34 AM4218 km2621 miles2278 nmSouthwest SW
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