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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' North, Longitude: 140° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.39 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 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' 26.9"989.46 miWest0° 09' 46.8"11.20 miSouth989.78 mi
24 hours11° 01' 08.3"749.84 miEast4° 08' 24.1"284.51 miSouth805.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 3:44 AM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 3:44 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 3:44 AM3237 km2011 miles1748 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 5:44 AM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 5:44 AM3542 km2201 miles1913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 6:44 AM3718 km2310 miles2008 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 5:44 AM3840 km2386 miles2074 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 6:44 AM3878 km2410 miles2094 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 2:44 AM4028 km2503 miles2175 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 3:44 AM4073 km2531 miles2199 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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