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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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 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: 64%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' North, Longitude: 39° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.5"997.62 miwest0° 10' 39.1"12.20 misouth997.89 mi
24 hours11° 04' 48.9"760.22 mieast4° 26' 09.5"304.81 misouth821.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FortalezaWed 4:34 AM1232 km766 miles665 nmSouth S
BelémWed 4:34 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmSouthwest SW
CayenneWed 4:34 AM1397 km868 miles754 nmWest W
ParamariboWed 4:34 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmWest W
RecifeWed 4:34 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PraiaWed 6:34 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmEast-northeast ENE
GeorgetownWed 3:34 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmWest W
SalvadorWed 4:34 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouth S
BridgetownWed 3:34 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port of SpainWed 3:34 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmWest W
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