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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 88%

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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 31' North, Longitude: 82° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.49 meters/second, 1542.6 km/hour, 958.5 miles/hour or 832.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 31' 34.9"958.26 miwest0° 06' 06.0"6.99 misouth958.56 mi
24 hours11° 16' 12.4"743.53 mieast2° 48' 03.3"192.59 misouth773.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Sun 3:10 AM213 km132 miles115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto CabezasSun 2:10 AM412 km256 miles222 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Montego BaySun 3:10 AM449 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
May PenSun 3:10 AM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
La CeibaSun 2:10 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstonSun 3:10 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
Pinar del RíoSun 3:10 AM569 km354 miles307 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa ClaraSun 3:10 AM583 km362 miles315 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CamagüeySun 3:10 AM609 km378 miles329 nmNortheast NE
HavanaSun 3:10 AM623 km387 miles336 nmNorth N

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