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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 7:44:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 07:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 18' North, Longitude: 53° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 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' 24.3"986.26 miWest0° 09' 26.7"10.82 miSouth986.58 mi
24 hours11° 01' 07.6"747.44 miEast4° 01' 20.3"276.44 miSouth801.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboTue 4:44 AM638 km396 miles344 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniTue 4:44 AM646 km401 miles349 nmSouth S
BridgetownTue 3:44 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-northwest WNW
CayenneTue 4:44 AM714 km444 miles386 nmSouth S
Nieuw NickerieTue 4:44 AM715 km444 miles386 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamTue 3:44 AM722 km449 miles390 nmSouthwest SW
GeorgetownTue 3:44 AM724 km450 miles391 nmSouthwest SW
LindenTue 3:44 AM795 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW
ScarboroughTue 3:44 AM804 km500 miles434 nmWest W
Vieux FortTue 3:44 AM866 km538 miles468 nmWest-northwest WNW

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