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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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 02' North, Longitude: 168° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.2 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"990.50 miwest0° 09' 52.9"11.32 misouth990.81 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.7"750.75 mieast4° 10' 30.6"286.94 misouth807.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Baker IslandTue 3:36 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 5:36 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 5:36 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:36 AM2175 km1352 miles1174 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:36 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:36 AM2305 km1433 miles1245 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:36 AM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:36 AM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:36 AM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:36 AM2908 km1807 miles1570 nmWest-northwest WNW
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