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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 08:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 65° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.17 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.45 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.7"986.71 miwest0° 09' 29.5"10.87 misouth987.04 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.6"747.74 mieast4° 02' 20.9"277.59 misouth801.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CumanáTue 4:04 AM161 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaracasTue 4:04 AM171 km106 miles92 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaracayTue 4:04 AM235 km146 miles127 nmWest-southwest WSW
ValenciaTue 4:04 AM292 km181 miles158 nmWest-southwest WSW
MaturínTue 4:04 AM298 km185 miles161 nmEast-southeast ESE
WillemstadTue 4:34 AM389 km242 miles210 nmWest-northwest WNW
Ciudad BolívarTue 4:04 AM399 km248 miles215 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Saint George'sTue 4:34 AM419 km260 miles226 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Fernando de ApureTue 4:04 AM423 km263 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarquisimetoTue 4:04 AM435 km270 miles235 nmWest-southwest WSW

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