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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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 172° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.90 meters/second, 1594.4 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' 27.5"990.66 miwest0° 09' 54.0"11.34 misouth990.98 mi
24 hours11° 01' 17.3"750.91 mieast4° 10' 52.6"287.36 misouth807.88 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 3:56 AM1154 km717 miles623 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 3:56 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:56 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 5:56 AM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 5:56 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 4:56 AM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:56 AM2148 km1334 miles1160 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 3:56 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:56 AM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 3:56 AM2523 km1567 miles1362 nmWest-southwest WSW
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