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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 15:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 15:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.81 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.5 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"990.40 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 misouth990.72 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.4"750.68 mieast4° 10' 27.2"286.86 misouth807.50 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 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSoutheast SE
Baker IslandTue 3:34 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmSouthwest SW
HonoluluTue 5:34 AM1603 km996 miles866 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:34 AM2191 km1362 miles1183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MidwayTue 4:34 AM2271 km1411 miles1226 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:34 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:34 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:34 AM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:34 AM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:34 AM2984 km1854 miles1611 nmWest-northwest WNW
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