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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 3:44:00 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 15:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' North, Longitude: 169° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.85 meters/second, 1594.3 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"990.49 miWest0° 09' 53.3"11.33 miSouth990.80 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.3"750.76 miEast4° 10' 38.3"287.07 miSouth807.64 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 3:44 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmSouthwest SW
KiritimatiWed 5:44 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 5:44 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 3:44 AM2107 km1310 miles1138 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:44 AM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 4:44 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:44 AM2168 km1347 miles1171 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiWed 3:44 AM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 5:44 AM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:44 AM2742 km1704 miles1481 nmWest-northwest WNW

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