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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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 11' North
Longitude: 155° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.63 meters/second, 1593.5 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"990.05 miwest0° 09' 50.2"11.27 misouth990.37 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.8"750.35 mieast4° 09' 32.9"285.84 misouth806.88 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 AM943 km586 miles509 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:44 AM1259 km782 miles680 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Baker IslandTue 2:44 AM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:44 AM2782 km1729 miles1502 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:44 AM3040 km1889 miles1642 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:44 AM3132 km1946 miles1691 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 4:44 AM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 2:44 AM3488 km2168 miles1884 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:44 AM3507 km2179 miles1894 nmSouth S
AlofiTue 3:44 AM3603 km2239 miles1945 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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