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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 2:24:00 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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' North, Longitude: 150° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.55 meters/second, 1593.2 km/hour, 990.0 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"989.81 miWest0° 09' 49.0"11.25 miSouth990.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 10.4"750.14 miEast4° 09' 09.2"285.37 miSouth806.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:24 AM1208 km751 miles653 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 4:24 AM1467 km912 miles792 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PapeeteTue 4:24 AM3073 km1909 miles1659 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 2:24 AM3103 km1928 miles1675 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:24 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:24 AM3457 km2148 miles1866 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:24 AM3564 km2215 miles1925 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:24 AM3632 km2257 miles1961 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlofiTue 3:24 AM3889 km2417 miles2100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:24 AM3965 km2464 miles2141 nmWest-southwest WSW

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