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

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.08 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"973.05 miwest0° 08' 00.2"9.17 misouth973.38 mi
24 hours11° 05' 34.2"742.67 mieast3° 30' 15.9"240.90 misouth785.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
La CeibaMon 3:10 AM186 km116 miles101 nmNorthwest NW
TegucigalpaMon 3:10 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
MatagalpaMon 3:10 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoatánMon 3:10 AM218 km135 miles118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TelaMon 3:10 AM241 km150 miles130 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto CabezasMon 3:10 AM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
CholomaMon 3:10 AM279 km173 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManaguaMon 3:10 AM279 km173 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MasayaMon 3:10 AM294 km183 miles159 nmSouth S
San MiguelMon 3:10 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW

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