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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 3:56:00 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 15:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 59' North, Longitude: 172° 36' 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"990.59 miWest0° 09' 53.8"11.34 miSouth990.90 mi
24 hours11° 01' 17.2"750.85 miEast4° 10' 51.5"287.32 miSouth807.81 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 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MajuroWed 3:56 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmWest W
TarawaWed 3:56 AM1853 km1152 miles1001 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiWed 5:56 AM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmEast-southeast ESE
HonoluluTue 5:56 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmNortheast NE
MidwayTue 4:56 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
FakaofoWed 4:56 AM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmSouth S
FunafutiWed 3:56 AM2239 km1391 miles1209 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 3:56 AM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmWest-northwest WNW
YarenWed 3:56 AM2549 km1584 miles1377 nmWest-southwest WSW

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