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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 2:14:00 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: 70%

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 14:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 16' North, Longitude: 147° 53' 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"989.72 miWest0° 09' 48.4"11.23 miSouth990.04 mi
24 hours11° 01' 09.8"750.06 miEast4° 08' 58.0"285.16 miSouth806.40 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 AM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 4:14 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:14 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 2:14 AM3355 km2085 miles1812 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:14 AM3374 km2096 miles1822 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:14 AM3664 km2277 miles1978 nmNorthwest NW
RarotongaTue 4:14 AM3719 km2311 miles2008 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 4:14 AM3750 km2330 miles2025 nmSouthwest SW
San FranciscoTue 6:14 AM3972 km2468 miles2145 nmNortheast NE
Los AngelesTue 6:14 AM4006 km2489 miles2163 nmNortheast NE

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