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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 09:10:00 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 09:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 35' North, Longitude: 85° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.07 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.22 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 32' 05.4"973.03 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.17 misouth973.37 mi
24 hours11° 05' 34.7"742.67 mieast3° 30' 14.2"240.87 misouth785.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MatagalpaMon 3:10 AM195 km121 miles105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
La CeibaMon 3:10 AM207 km129 miles112 nmNorthwest NW
TegucigalpaMon 3:10 AM215 km134 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
GuanajaMon 3:10 AM216 km134 miles116 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Puerto CabezasMon 3:10 AM217 km135 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
RoatánMon 3:10 AM233 km145 miles126 nmNorthwest NW
ManaguaMon 3:10 AM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasayaMon 3:10 AM301 km187 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CholomaMon 3:10 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-northwest WNW
San MiguelMon 3:10 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW

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