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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 = Monday, December 3, 2012 at 8:20:00 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: 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 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 42' North, Longitude: 73° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.85 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.6"972.53 miWest0° 07' 56.6"9.10 miSouth972.86 mi
24 hours11° 05' 51.4"742.61 miEast3° 28' 57.4"239.40 miSouth785.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadMon 4:20 AM418 km260 miles226 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:20 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarranquillaMon 3:20 AM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboMon 3:50 AM477 km297 miles258 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Juan de la MaguanaMon 4:20 AM501 km311 miles271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GonaïvesMon 3:20 AM529 km329 miles285 nmNorth N
KingstonMon 3:20 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
CartagenaMon 3:20 AM536 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southwest SSW
WillemstadMon 4:20 AM543 km337 miles293 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santo DomingoMon 4:20 AM543 km337 miles293 nmNortheast NE

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