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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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 13' 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"987.44 miwest0° 09' 33.7"10.95 misouth987.77 mi
24 hours11° 01' 03.9"748.25 mieast4° 03' 48.7"279.29 misouth802.89 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 AM111 km69 miles60 nmSouth S
San JoseTue 3:46 AM150 km93 miles81 nmSouthwest SW
AlajuelaTue 3:46 AM153 km95 miles83 nmSouthwest SW
San AndrésTue 4:46 AM242 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
LiberiaTue 3:46 AM247 km153 miles133 nmWest W
DavidTue 4:46 AM295 km183 miles159 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MasayaTue 3:46 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
Puerto CabezasTue 3:46 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 3:46 AM357 km222 miles193 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaTue 3:46 AM365 km227 miles197 nmNorthwest NW
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