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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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 17' North
Longitude: 145° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.48 meters/second, 1592.9 km/hour, 989.8 miles/hour or 860.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.0"989.71 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 misouth990.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.3"750.05 mieast4° 08' 47.9"284.99 misouth806.33 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:04 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 4:04 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:04 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 3:04 AM3564 km2215 miles1924 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandTue 2:04 AM3582 km2226 miles1934 nmWest-southwest WSW
RarotongaTue 4:04 AM3810 km2367 miles2057 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San FranciscoTue 6:04 AM3834 km2382 miles2070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesTue 6:04 AM3842 km2387 miles2074 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 3:04 AM3853 km2394 miles2080 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:04 AM3922 km2437 miles2118 nmSouthwest SW
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