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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 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 3, 2012 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 38' North, Longitude: 79° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.96 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 973.0 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 04.9"972.77 miwest0° 07' 58.3"9.14 misouth973.11 mi
24 hours11° 05' 43.3"742.64 mieast3° 29' 34.4"240.11 misouth785.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
May PenMon 3:44 AM414 km257 miles223 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Montego BayMon 3:44 AM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KingstonMon 3:44 AM441 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto CabezasMon 2:44 AM477 km296 miles257 nmWest W
George Town (Cayman)Mon 3:44 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CartagenaMon 3:44 AM601 km374 miles325 nmSoutheast SE
BarranquillaMon 3:44 AM612 km380 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
PanamaMon 3:44 AM627 km390 miles339 nmSouth S
HolguínMon 3:44 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CamagüeyMon 3:44 AM755 km469 miles408 nmNorth N
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