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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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 41' North, Longitude: 74° 26' 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"972.65 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 misouth972.98 mi
24 hours11° 05' 49.6"742.67 mieast3° 29' 05.2"239.57 misouth785.51 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 AM413 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
KingstonMon 3:24 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorthwest NW
May PenMon 3:24 AM472 km293 miles255 nmNorthwest NW
Port-au-PrinceMon 3:24 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaMon 3:24 AM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboMon 3:54 AM534 km332 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
OranjestadMon 4:24 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE
GonaïvesMon 3:24 AM559 km347 miles302 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BayMon 3:24 AM560 km348 miles302 nmNorthwest NW
Santiago de CubaMon 3:24 AM609 km379 miles329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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