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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 16:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 51' North
Longitude: 175° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.09 meters/second, 1595.1 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 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' 27.7"991.08 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 misouth991.40 mi
24 hours348° 58' 37.8"751.31 miwest4° 11' 47.4"288.41 misouth808.58 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroWed 4:46 AM514 km320 miles278 nmSouthwest SW
TarawaWed 4:46 AM958 km595 miles517 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandWed 4:46 AM1378 km856 miles744 nmNorthwest NW
Baker IslandTue 4:46 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmSoutheast SE
YarenWed 4:46 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
PalikirWed 3:46 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmWest W
FunafutiWed 4:46 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MidwayTue 5:46 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoWed 5:46 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmSoutheast SE
HoniaraWed 3:46 AM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmSouthwest SW
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