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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 3:36:00 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 15:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' North, Longitude: 167° 46' 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"990.42 miWest0° 09' 52.9"11.32 miSouth990.73 mi
24 hours11° 01' 15.6"750.69 miEast4° 10' 29.3"286.90 miSouth807.53 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 AM1455 km904 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 5:36 AM1466 km911 miles791 nmSoutheast SE
HonoluluTue 5:36 AM1636 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
FakaofoWed 4:36 AM2180 km1354 miles1177 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:36 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MajuroWed 3:36 AM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:36 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
FunafutiWed 3:36 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouthwest SW
Apia *Wed 5:36 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:36 AM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmWest-northwest WNW

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