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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: 72%
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 09:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 01' North
Longitude: 80° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.42 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.1"987.33 miwest0° 09' 33.1"10.94 misouth987.66 mi
24 hours11° 01' 04.2"748.18 mieast4° 03' 34.4"279.01 misouth802.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónTue 4:34 AM189 km118 miles102 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San AndrésTue 4:34 AM230 km143 miles124 nmNorthwest NW
PanamaTue 4:34 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DavidTue 4:34 AM369 km229 miles199 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseTue 3:34 AM431 km268 miles233 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaTue 3:34 AM442 km275 miles239 nmWest-southwest WSW
CartagenaTue 4:34 AM524 km326 miles283 nmEast E
BarranquillaTue 4:34 AM598 km371 miles323 nmEast E
MasayaTue 3:34 AM641 km398 miles346 nmWest W
ManaguaTue 3:34 AM662 km411 miles357 nmWest-northwest WNW
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