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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 15:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 04' North
Longitude: 165° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.78 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.5 miles/hour or 860.7 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"990.39 miwest0° 09' 52.3"11.31 misouth990.71 mi
24 hours11° 01' 14.7"750.66 mieast4° 10' 17.3"286.69 misouth807.43 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:24 AM1251 km778 miles676 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 5:24 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Baker IslandTue 3:24 AM1666 km1035 miles899 nmSouthwest SW
FakaofoWed 4:24 AM2254 km1400 miles1217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:24 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:24 AM2603 km1617 miles1406 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:24 AM2625 km1631 miles1418 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:24 AM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:24 AM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:24 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmWest-northwest WNW
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