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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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 155° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 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"990.07 miwest0° 09' 50.2"11.27 misouth990.39 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.9"750.37 mieast4° 09' 35.0"285.88 misouth806.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:46 AM932 km579 miles503 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:46 AM1250 km777 miles675 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 2:46 AM2530 km1572 miles1366 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:46 AM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:46 AM3003 km1866 miles1621 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:46 AM3143 km1953 miles1697 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 4:46 AM3181 km1976 miles1717 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 2:46 AM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:46 AM3500 km2175 miles1890 nmSouth S
TarawaWed 2:46 AM3573 km2220 miles1929 nmWest-southwest WSW
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