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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 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 08' North, Longitude: 160° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.70 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 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"16.51 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.2"990.22 miwest0° 09' 51.1"11.29 misouth990.54 mi
24 hours11° 01' 13.1"750.50 mieast4° 09' 55.2"286.27 misouth807.16 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:04 AM970 km603 miles524 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 5:04 AM1265 km786 miles683 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 3:04 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 4:04 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:04 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 5:04 AM2938 km1826 miles1586 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FunafutiWed 3:04 AM3068 km1907 miles1657 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 3:04 AM3110 km1932 miles1679 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:04 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmWest W
PapeeteTue 5:04 AM3278 km2037 miles1770 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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