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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: 70%

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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 148° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.51 meters/second, 1593.0 km/hour, 989.9 miles/hour or 860.2 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"989.80 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.24 misouth990.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.9"750.12 mieast4° 08' 59.1"285.20 misouth806.47 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:14 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 4:14 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:14 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 2:14 AM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:14 AM3353 km2084 miles1811 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:14 AM3641 km2262 miles1966 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 4:14 AM3708 km2304 miles2002 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 4:14 AM3728 km2317 miles2013 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 6:14 AM3988 km2478 miles2153 nmNortheast NE
AlofiTue 3:14 AM4027 km2502 miles2174 nmSouthwest SW
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