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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 09:24:00 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: 72%

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 09:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 03' North, Longitude: 77° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.37 meters/second, 1588.9 km/hour, 987.3 miles/hour or 858.0 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 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.0"987.16 miwest0° 09' 32.4"10.93 misouth987.49 mi
24 hours11° 01' 04.3"748.05 mieast4° 03' 21.2"278.74 misouth802.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CartagenaTue 4:24 AM236 km147 miles128 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaTue 4:24 AM307 km191 miles166 nmEast E
PanamaTue 4:24 AM309 km192 miles167 nmSouthwest SW
MonteríaTue 4:24 AM316 km196 miles171 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasTue 4:24 AM493 km306 miles266 nmSouthwest SW
MedellinTue 4:24 AM574 km357 miles310 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidTue 4:24 AM603 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
BucaramangaTue 4:24 AM652 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboTue 4:54 AM656 km408 miles354 nmEast E
CúcutaTue 4:24 AM657 km408 miles355 nmEast-southeast ESE

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