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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 4:24:00 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 16:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 55' North, Longitude: 179° 24' 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"16.51 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.6"990.82 miWest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 miSouth991.13 mi
24 hours11° 01' 19.8"751.08 miEast4° 11' 22.1"287.91 miSouth808.20 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 AM1062 km660 miles574 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandTue 4:24 AM1122 km697 miles606 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 4:24 AM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouthwest SW
Wake IslandWed 4:24 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:24 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmSouthwest SW
MidwayTue 5:24 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth N
FunafutiWed 4:24 AM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmSouth S
FakaofoWed 5:24 AM2317 km1439 miles1251 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalikirWed 3:24 AM2493 km1549 miles1346 nmWest W
KiritimatiWed 6:24 AM2598 km1614 miles1403 nmEast-southeast ESE

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