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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 5:34:00 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: 69%

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 17:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 43' North, Longitude: 163° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.26 meters/second, 1595.7 km/hour, 991.5 miles/hour or 861.6 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' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.7"991.40 miWest0° 09' 59.0"11.44 miSouth991.71 mi
24 hours11° 01' 27.1"751.65 miEast4° 12' 38.0"289.35 miSouth809.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KoloniaWed 4:34 AM671 km417 miles362 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalikirWed 4:34 AM678 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW
MajuroWed 5:34 AM900 km559 miles486 nmEast-southeast ESE
Wake IslandWed 5:34 AM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenWed 5:34 AM1192 km740 miles643 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TarawaWed 5:34 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmSoutheast SE
HagåtñaWed 3:34 AM2101 km1306 miles1134 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraWed 4:34 AM2157 km1340 miles1164 nmSouth S
Baker IslandTue 5:34 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmEast-southeast ESE
FunafutiWed 5:34 AM2653 km1649 miles1433 nmSoutheast SE

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