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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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 54' North
Longitude: 179° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.6"990.90 miwest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 misouth991.21 mi
24 hours11° 01' 19.9"751.14 mieast4° 11' 23.4"287.95 misouth808.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:24 AM1051 km653 miles567 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 4:24 AM1131 km702 miles610 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 4:24 AM1241 km771 miles670 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 4:24 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:24 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 5:24 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 4:24 AM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 5:24 AM2327 km1446 miles1257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 3:24 AM2463 km1531 miles1330 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:24 AM2626 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-southeast ESE
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