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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 4:34:00 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 16:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 53' North, Longitude: 178° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.04 meters/second, 1594.9 km/hour, 991.0 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"990.91 miWest0° 09' 55.9"11.38 miSouth991.22 mi
24 hours348° 58' 39.2"751.16 miWest4° 11' 33.0"288.11 miSouth808.34 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 AM810 km503 miles437 nmWest-southwest WSW
TarawaWed 4:34 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Baker IslandTue 4:34 AM1224 km760 miles661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Wake IslandWed 4:34 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorthwest NW
YarenWed 4:34 AM1699 km1056 miles917 nmSouthwest SW
FunafutiWed 4:34 AM2038 km1266 miles1101 nmSouth S
MidwayTue 5:34 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalikirWed 3:34 AM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmWest W
FakaofoWed 5:34 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Apia *Wed 6:34 AM2848 km1770 miles1538 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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