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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 08:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 09' North, Longitude: 67° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.21 meters/second, 1588.4 km/hour, 987.0 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' 24.8"986.80 miwest0° 09' 30.2"10.89 misouth987.13 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.2"747.80 mieast4° 02' 33.1"277.82 misouth802.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ValenciaTue 4:14 AM101 km63 miles55 nmSouth S
MaracayTue 4:14 AM103 km64 miles55 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KralendijkTue 4:44 AM118 km73 miles63 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaracasTue 4:14 AM133 km83 miles72 nmEast-southeast ESE
WillemstadTue 4:44 AM154 km96 miles83 nmNorthwest NW
BarquisimetoTue 4:14 AM194 km121 miles105 nmSouthwest SW
OranjestadTue 4:44 AM269 km167 miles145 nmNorthwest NW
San Fernando de ApureTue 4:14 AM364 km226 miles196 nmSouth S
MaracaiboTue 4:14 AM407 km253 miles220 nmWest W
MaturínTue 4:14 AM541 km336 miles292 nmEast-southeast ESE

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