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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 6:34:00 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 18:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 33' North, Longitude: 149° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 27.9"991.89 miWest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 miSouth992.20 mi
24 hours11° 01' 34.4"752.16 miEast4° 13' 42.1"290.57 miSouth810.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HagåtñaWed 4:34 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorthwest NW
SaipanWed 4:34 AM723 km449 miles391 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalikirWed 5:34 AM1040 km646 miles561 nmEast-southeast ESE
MelekeokWed 3:34 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmWest W
JayapuraWed 3:34 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouthwest SW
ManokwariWed 3:34 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 4:34 AM2112 km1312 miles1140 nmSouth S
Wake IslandWed 6:34 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmEast-northeast ENE
YarenWed 6:34 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmEast-southeast ESE
HoniaraWed 5:34 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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