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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 2:46:00 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 14:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 11' North, Longitude: 155° 39' 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"989.99 miWest0° 09' 50.2"11.27 miSouth990.31 mi
24 hours11° 01' 11.8"750.31 miEast4° 09' 33.9"285.84 miSouth806.84 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 AM938 km583 miles507 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HonoluluTue 4:46 AM1255 km780 miles677 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 2:46 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:46 AM2764 km1718 miles1493 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:46 AM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmNorthwest NW
PapeeteTue 4:46 AM3137 km1949 miles1694 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 4:46 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 2:46 AM3471 km2157 miles1874 nmSouthwest SW
RarotongaTue 4:46 AM3504 km2177 miles1892 nmSouth S
AlofiTue 3:46 AM3593 km2233 miles1940 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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