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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 9:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 82° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.46 meters/second, 1589.3 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 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' 25.2"987.36 miWest0° 09' 33.7"10.95 miSouth987.69 mi
24 hours11° 01' 03.9"748.19 miEast4° 03' 47.3"279.24 miSouth802.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LimónTue 3:46 AM110 km68 miles60 nmSouth S
San JoseTue 3:46 AM171 km106 miles92 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaTue 3:46 AM176 km109 miles95 nmSouthwest SW
San AndrésTue 4:46 AM223 km139 miles120 nmNortheast NE
DavidTue 4:46 AM288 km179 miles156 nmSouth S
Puerto CabezasTue 3:46 AM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth N
MasayaTue 3:46 AM361 km225 miles195 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManaguaTue 3:46 AM384 km239 miles207 nmWest-northwest WNW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 4:46 AM385 km239 miles208 nmSoutheast SE
MatagalpaTue 3:46 AM389 km242 miles210 nmNorthwest NW

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