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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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:00:00 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: 81%

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 Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 44' North, Longitude: 68° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.76 meters/second, 1565.1 km/hour, 972.5 miles/hour or 845.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.1"972.33 miwest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 misouth972.66 mi
24 hours11° 05' 58.2"742.59 mieast3° 28' 26.6"238.82 misouth785.21 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
WillemstadMon 4:00 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadMon 4:00 AM303 km188 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
MayagüezMon 4:00 AM404 km251 miles218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PonceMon 4:00 AM407 km253 miles220 nmNorth-northeast NNE
La RomanaMon 4:00 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
Punta CanaMon 4:00 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoMon 4:00 AM445 km277 miles241 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaguasMon 4:00 AM459 km285 miles248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San JuanMon 4:00 AM477 km296 miles257 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CaracasMon 3:30 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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