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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 08:24:00 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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 12' North, Longitude: 63° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.13 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.5"986.62 miwest0° 09' 29.0"10.86 misouth986.95 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.9"747.68 mieast4° 02' 08.8"277.36 misouth801.75 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CumanáTue 3:54 AM147 km91 miles79 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaturínTue 3:54 AM161 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
Saint George'sTue 4:24 AM172 km107 miles93 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port of SpainTue 4:24 AM181 km112 miles98 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChaguanasTue 4:24 AM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoTue 4:24 AM203 km126 miles109 nmEast-southeast ESE
ScarboroughTue 4:24 AM255 km158 miles137 nmEast E
KingstownTue 4:24 AM295 km183 miles159 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad BolívarTue 3:54 AM344 km214 miles186 nmSouth S
Vieux FortTue 4:24 AM362 km225 miles195 nmNortheast NE
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