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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 15:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 01' North, Longitude: 170° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.86 meters/second, 1594.3 km/hour, 990.7 miles/hour or 860.9 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"990.58 miwest0° 09' 53.5"11.33 misouth990.90 mi
24 hours11° 01' 16.5"750.83 mieast4° 10' 41.7"287.15 misouth807.74 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 AM1274 km792 miles688 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KiritimatiWed 5:46 AM1708 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 5:46 AM1839 km1142 miles993 nmNortheast NE
MajuroWed 3:46 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:46 AM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmWest-southwest WSW
MidwayTue 4:46 AM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:46 AM2145 km1333 miles1158 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 3:46 AM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Apia *Wed 5:46 AM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 3:46 AM2668 km1658 miles1440 nmWest-northwest WNW
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