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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 = Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 5:36:00 AM.

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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: 89%

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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 46' North, Longitude: 44° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.95 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miSouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.7"956.85 miWest0° 05' 53.4"6.75 miSouth957.14 mi
24 hours11° 17' 28.5"743.88 miEast2° 43' 18.1"187.15 miSouth772.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 2:36 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownSun 1:36 AM1675 km1041 miles905 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 2:36 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 1:36 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmWest W
CastriesSun 1:36 AM1786 km1110 miles965 nmWest W
RoseauSun 1:36 AM1795 km1115 miles969 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 1:36 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 1:36 AM1818 km1130 miles982 nmWest W
KingstownSun 1:36 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownSun 1:36 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSouthwest SW

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