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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 08:24:00 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' North, Longitude: 74° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 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' 04.7"972.57 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 misouth972.91 mi
24 hours11° 05' 49.9"742.61 mieast3° 29' 03.5"239.52 misouth785.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarranquillaMon 3:24 AM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
KingstonMon 3:24 AM461 km286 miles249 nmNorthwest NW
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:24 AM469 km291 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
May PenMon 3:24 AM490 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
CartagenaMon 3:24 AM497 km309 miles269 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadMon 4:24 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboMon 3:54 AM517 km322 miles279 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GonaïvesMon 3:24 AM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Juan de la MaguanaMon 4:24 AM553 km344 miles299 nmNortheast NE
Montego BayMon 3:24 AM579 km360 miles313 nmNorthwest NW
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