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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:24:00 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: 73%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 07:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 21' North, Longitude: 48° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.88 meters/second, 1587.2 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.1"986.07 miwest0° 09' 25.6"10.80 misouth986.40 mi
24 hours11° 01' 08.4"747.32 mieast4° 00' 55.8"275.97 misouth800.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 4:24 AM825 km512 miles445 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 4:24 AM887 km551 miles479 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboTue 4:24 AM953 km592 miles515 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 3:24 AM1172 km728 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownTue 3:24 AM1222 km759 miles660 nmWest W
CastriesTue 3:24 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 3:24 AM1396 km867 miles754 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceTue 3:24 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
BelémTue 4:24 AM1416 km880 miles765 nmSouth S
Port of SpainTue 3:24 AM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest W
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