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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' North, Longitude: 152° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.59 meters/second, 1593.3 km/hour, 990.0 miles/hour or 860.3 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"989.89 miwest0° 09' 49.6"11.26 misouth990.21 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.1"750.21 mieast4° 09' 20.4"285.59 misouth806.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:34 AM1054 km655 miles569 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:34 AM1345 km836 miles726 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 2:34 AM2853 km1773 miles1540 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:34 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 4:34 AM3088 km1919 miles1668 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:34 AM3255 km2023 miles1758 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:34 AM3390 km2106 miles1830 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:34 AM3562 km2213 miles1923 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:34 AM3735 km2321 miles2017 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:34 AM3746 km2328 miles2023 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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