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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 14:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 09' North
Longitude: 157° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.67 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.50 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.1"990.14 miwest0° 09' 50.7"11.28 misouth990.46 mi
24 hours11° 01' 12.5"750.43 mieast4° 09' 43.9"286.06 misouth807.02 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 AM918 km571 miles496 nmSouth S
HonoluluTue 4:54 AM1235 km767 miles667 nmNorth N
Baker IslandTue 2:54 AM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 3:54 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 3:54 AM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 4:54 AM3066 km1905 miles1655 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PapeeteTue 4:54 AM3195 km1985 miles1725 nmSouth-southeast SSE
FunafutiWed 2:54 AM3274 km2034 miles1768 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 2:54 AM3366 km2092 miles1818 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 2:54 AM3421 km2126 miles1847 nmWest W
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