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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 2:44:00 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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 155° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.62 meters/second, 1593.4 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 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' 27.1"989.98 miWest0° 09' 50.0"11.27 miSouth990.29 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.8"750.29 miEast4° 09' 31.6"285.80 miSouth806.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:44 AM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:44 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 2:44 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:44 AM2799 km1739 miles1511 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:44 AM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:44 AM3127 km1943 miles1688 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 4:44 AM3228 km2006 miles1743 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:44 AM3512 km2182 miles1896 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 2:44 AM3515 km2184 miles1898 nmSouthwest SW
AlofiTue 3:44 AM3617 km2247 miles1953 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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