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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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 53' North
Longitude: 177° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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"990.98 miwest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 misouth991.30 mi
24 hours348° 58' 39.0"751.22 miwest4° 11' 34.3"288.16 misouth808.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:34 AM798 km496 miles431 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 4:34 AM1082 km673 miles584 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 4:34 AM1238 km769 miles669 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 4:34 AM1597 km993 miles863 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:34 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 4:34 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 5:34 AM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirWed 3:34 AM2199 km1366 miles1187 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:34 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 6:34 AM2859 km1777 miles1544 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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