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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 9:32:00 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 09:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 57° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 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' 00.5"1004.34 miWest0° 11' 32.9"13.22 miSouth1004.49 mi
24 hours11° 21' 27.0"784.86 miEast4° 42' 18.7"323.28 miSouth849.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Boa VistaThu 5:32 AM362 km225 miles195 nmWest W
Nieuw NickerieThu 6:32 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth N
LindenThu 5:32 AM401 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
New AmsterdamThu 5:32 AM414 km257 miles224 nmNorth N
ParamariboThu 6:32 AM445 km277 miles240 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownThu 5:32 AM484 km301 miles261 nmNorth N
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 6:32 AM503 km313 miles272 nmNortheast NE
SantarémThu 6:32 AM623 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CayenneThu 6:32 AM628 km390 miles339 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManausThu 5:32 AM684 km425 miles370 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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