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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 8:34:00 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 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 08' North, Longitude: 54° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.20 meters/second, 1606.3 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 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.2"998.00 miWest0° 10' 41.7"12.25 miSouth998.27 mi
24 hours11° 05' 11.8"760.95 miEast4° 27' 00.3"305.78 miSouth822.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboWed 5:34 AM164 km102 miles89 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 5:34 AM187 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nieuw NickerieWed 5:34 AM308 km192 miles166 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneWed 5:34 AM340 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
New AmsterdamWed 4:34 AM351 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
GeorgetownWed 4:34 AM409 km254 miles221 nmWest W
LindenWed 4:34 AM438 km272 miles236 nmWest-southwest WSW
ScarboroughWed 4:34 AM821 km510 miles443 nmWest-northwest WNW
San FernandoWed 4:34 AM844 km525 miles456 nmWest-northwest WNW
ChaguanasWed 4:34 AM850 km528 miles459 nmWest-northwest WNW

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