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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 2:47 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 AM2181 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:36 AM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TarawaWed 3:36 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 3:36 AM2337 km1452 miles1262 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 3:36 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 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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