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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 = Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 8:24:00 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: 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
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 km642 miles557 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BridgetownWed 4:24 AM1058 km657 miles571 nmNorthwest NW
Port of SpainWed 4:24 AM1110 km689 miles599 nmWest-northwest WNW

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