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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: 73%
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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 13' North
Longitude: 60° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.09 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 miles/hour or 857.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.5"986.61 miwest0° 09' 28.5"10.86 misouth986.94 mi
24 hours11° 01' 06.3"747.68 mieast4° 01' 58.1"277.18 misouth801.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ScarboroughTue 4:14 AM20 km12 miles11 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port of SpainTue 4:14 AM91 km56 miles49 nmSouthwest SW
ChaguanasTue 4:14 AM95 km59 miles51 nmSouthwest SW
San FernandoTue 4:14 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint George'sTue 4:14 AM129 km80 miles70 nmNorthwest NW
KingstownTue 4:14 AM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth N
BridgetownTue 4:14 AM251 km156 miles136 nmNortheast NE
Vieux FortTue 4:14 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth N
CastriesTue 4:14 AM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth N
Fort-de-FranceTue 4:14 AM374 km233 miles202 nmNorth N
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