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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 3:46:00 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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' North, Longitude: 170° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 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"990.50 miWest0° 09' 53.4"11.33 miSouth990.82 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.4"750.77 miEast4° 10' 40.4"287.11 miSouth807.67 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 3:46 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 5:46 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 5:46 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 3:46 AM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:46 AM2090 km1298 miles1128 nmWest-southwest WSW
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 4:46 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 5:46 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:46 AM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmWest-northwest WNW

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