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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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 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' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.3"990.48 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 misouth990.79 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.4"750.74 mieast4° 10' 28.5"286.90 misouth807.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KiritimatiWed 5:34 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 5:34 AM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:34 AM2259 km1403 miles1220 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:34 AM2355 km1463 miles1271 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:34 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:34 AM2523 km1568 miles1362 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:34 AM2682 km1666 miles1448 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:34 AM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmWest-northwest WNW
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