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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 14:54:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 09' North, Longitude: 157° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.66 meters/second, 1593.6 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.1"990.06 miwest0° 09' 50.6"11.28 misouth990.38 mi
24 hours11° 01' 12.5"750.37 mieast4° 09' 42.8"286.01 misouth806.95 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 4:54 AM917 km570 miles495 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:54 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 2:54 AM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM2636 km1638 miles1423 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 4:54 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM3298 km2049 miles1781 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 2:54 AM3395 km2110 miles1833 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM3451 km2144 miles1863 nmWest W

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