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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 9:22:00 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: 53%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 32' North, Longitude: 55° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.02 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.4 miles/hour or 872.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.7"1004.32 miWest0° 11' 32.6"13.22 miSouth1004.48 mi
24 hours11° 21' 17.9"784.67 miEast4° 42' 14.9"323.21 miSouth849.13 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 6:22 AM346 km215 miles187 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ParamariboThu 6:22 AM364 km226 miles197 nmNorth N
CayenneThu 6:22 AM399 km248 miles216 nmNortheast NE
Nieuw NickerieThu 6:22 AM436 km271 miles235 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamThu 5:22 AM496 km308 miles268 nmNorthwest NW
LindenThu 5:22 AM529 km329 miles286 nmNorthwest NW
SantarémThu 6:22 AM549 km341 miles296 nmSouth S
GeorgetownThu 5:22 AM588 km366 miles318 nmNorthwest NW
Boa VistaThu 5:22 AM630 km391 miles340 nmWest W
ManausThu 5:22 AM837 km520 miles452 nmSouthwest SW

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