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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 07:34:00 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: 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 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 20' North, Longitude: 50° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.92 meters/second, 1587.3 km/hour, 986.3 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 24.2"986.16 miwest0° 09' 26.1"10.81 misouth986.49 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.9"747.38 mieast4° 01' 08.0"276.20 misouth801.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneTue 4:34 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 4:34 AM729 km453 miles393 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ParamariboTue 4:34 AM766 km476 miles414 nmSouthwest SW
Nieuw NickerieTue 4:34 AM893 km555 miles482 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamTue 3:34 AM916 km569 miles494 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 3:34 AM937 km582 miles506 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownTue 3:34 AM963 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenTue 3:34 AM997 km619 miles538 nmSouthwest SW
CastriesTue 3:34 AM1129 km702 miles610 nmWest-northwest WNW
KingstownTue 3:34 AM1136 km706 miles613 nmWest-northwest WNW
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