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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 08:24:00 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: 63%

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 08:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' North, Longitude: 52° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.17 meters/second, 1606.2 km/hour, 998.1 miles/hour or 867.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.2"997.94 miwest0° 10' 41.3"12.24 misouth998.21 mi
24 hours11° 05' 07.9"760.83 mieast4° 26' 51.9"305.62 misouth822.64 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneWed 5:24 AM249 km154 miles134 nmSouth S
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 5:24 AM286 km178 miles154 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 5:24 AM375 km233 miles203 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nieuw NickerieWed 5:24 AM563 km350 miles304 nmWest-southwest WSW
New AmsterdamWed 4:24 AM613 km381 miles331 nmWest W
GeorgetownWed 4:24 AM677 km420 miles365 nmWest W
LindenWed 4:24 AM700 km435 miles378 nmWest W
BelémWed 5:24 AM1032 km641 miles557 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownWed 4:24 AM1057 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainWed 4:24 AM1110 km689 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW

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