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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 13' North, Longitude: 153° 00' 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"989.97 miwest0° 09' 49.6"11.26 misouth990.29 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.1"750.27 mieast4° 09' 21.7"285.63 misouth806.75 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 AM1039 km646 miles561 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:34 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 2:34 AM2825 km1755 miles1525 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:34 AM2960 km1839 miles1598 nmSouthwest SW
PapeeteTue 4:34 AM3091 km1921 miles1669 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 3:34 AM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:34 AM3371 km2095 miles1820 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:34 AM3556 km2209 miles1920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:34 AM3710 km2305 miles2003 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlofiTue 3:34 AM3731 km2318 miles2014 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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