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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 81%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 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° 28' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.6"972.54 miwest0° 07' 56.8"9.11 misouth972.88 mi
24 hours11° 05' 51.0"742.61 mieast3° 28' 59.1"239.44 misouth785.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaMon 3:20 AM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:20 AM442 km275 miles239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OranjestadMon 4:20 AM450 km279 miles243 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboMon 3:50 AM482 km299 miles260 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KingstonMon 3:20 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNorthwest NW
CartagenaMon 3:20 AM526 km327 miles284 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GonaïvesMon 3:20 AM533 km331 miles288 nmNorth N
May PenMon 3:20 AM543 km337 miles293 nmNorthwest NW
Santo DomingoMon 4:20 AM562 km349 miles304 nmNortheast NE
WillemstadMon 4:20 AM568 km353 miles307 nmEast-southeast ESE

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