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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 3:14:00 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 15:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' North, Longitude: 162° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.6 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"990.23 miWest0° 09' 51.7"11.30 miSouth990.55 mi
24 hours11° 01' 13.8"750.52 miEast4° 10' 05.1"286.44 miSouth807.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:14 AM1071 km666 miles578 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HonoluluTue 5:14 AM1333 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 3:14 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:14 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:14 AM2542 km1579 miles1372 nmNorthwest NW
Apia *Wed 5:14 AM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TarawaWed 3:14 AM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:14 AM2896 km1800 miles1564 nmSouthwest SW
MajuroWed 3:14 AM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmWest W
AlofiTue 4:14 AM3328 km2068 miles1797 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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