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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 09:34:00 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 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 32' North, Longitude: 91° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.18 meters/second, 1566.7 km/hour, 973.5 miles/hour or 845.9 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' 05.9"973.28 miwest0° 08' 01.8"9.20 misouth973.61 mi
24 hours11° 05' 26.7"742.70 mieast3° 30' 50.8"241.57 misouth786.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaMon 3:34 AM44 km28 miles24 nmSoutheast SE
QuetzaltenangoMon 3:34 AM53 km33 miles28 nmNorthwest NW
GuatemalaMon 3:34 AM64 km40 miles35 nmEast E
Santa AnaMon 3:34 AM179 km112 miles97 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorMon 3:34 AM228 km141 miles123 nmEast-southeast ESE
Punta GordaMon 3:34 AM303 km188 miles164 nmNortheast NE
Tuxtla GutierrezMon 3:34 AM326 km202 miles176 nmNorthwest NW
San MiguelMon 3:34 AM339 km210 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE
CholomaMon 3:34 AM361 km225 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanMon 3:34 AM392 km244 miles212 nmNortheast NE

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