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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: 71%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 21' North, Longitude: 140° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.40 meters/second, 1592.6 km/hour, 989.6 miles/hour or 860.0 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"989.54 miwest0° 09' 46.8"11.21 misouth989.86 mi
24 hours11° 01' 08.3"749.90 mieast4° 08' 25.2"284.56 misouth806.06 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 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest-southwest WSW
HonoluluTue 3:44 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 3:44 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesTue 5:44 AM3495 km2171 miles1887 nmNortheast NE
San FranciscoTue 5:44 AM3555 km2209 miles1919 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloTue 6:44 AM3740 km2324 miles2020 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasTue 5:44 AM3859 km2398 miles2084 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixTue 6:44 AM3899 km2423 miles2106 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 2:44 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 3:44 AM4058 km2521 miles2191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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