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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 08:10:00 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: 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 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 43' North, Longitude: 70° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.80 meters/second, 1565.3 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 04.4"972.43 miwest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 misouth972.76 mi
24 hours11° 05' 54.8"742.60 mieast3° 28' 42.0"239.11 misouth785.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadMon 4:10 AM260 km162 miles141 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadMon 4:10 AM351 km218 miles189 nmSoutheast SE
Santo DomingoMon 4:10 AM424 km264 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracaiboMon 3:40 AM450 km280 miles243 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La RomanaMon 4:10 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:10 AM454 km282 miles245 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Juan de la MaguanaMon 4:10 AM455 km283 miles246 nmNorth N
Punta CanaMon 4:10 AM494 km307 miles267 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Concepción de La VegaMon 4:10 AM499 km310 miles270 nmNorth N
Santiago de los CaballerosMon 4:10 AM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth N

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