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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 8:44:00 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 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 06' North, Longitude: 56° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.23 meters/second, 1606.4 km/hour, 998.2 miles/hour or 867.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"998.07 miWest0° 10' 42.1"12.26 miSouth998.33 mi
24 hours11° 05' 15.8"761.08 miEast4° 27' 08.6"305.94 miSouth822.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
New AmsterdamWed 4:44 AM117 km73 miles63 nmSouthwest SW
Nieuw NickerieWed 5:44 AM130 km80 miles70 nmSouth S
GeorgetownWed 4:44 AM144 km89 miles78 nmWest-southwest WSW
LindenWed 4:44 AM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboWed 5:44 AM239 km148 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 5:44 AM364 km226 miles196 nmEast-southeast ESE
CayenneWed 5:44 AM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
San FernandoWed 4:44 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
ScarboroughWed 4:44 AM618 km384 miles333 nmNorthwest NW
ChaguanasWed 4:44 AM624 km388 miles337 nmNorthwest NW

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