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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 28' North, Longitude: 59° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.03 meters/second, 1616.5 km/hour, 1004.5 miles/hour or 872.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1004.35 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth1004.51 mi
24 hours11° 21' 36.3"785.06 mieast4° 42' 22.4"323.36 misouth849.51 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 5:42 AM104 km65 miles56 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenThu 5:42 AM431 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamThu 5:42 AM492 km306 miles266 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Nieuw NickerieThu 6:42 AM499 km310 miles269 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownThu 5:42 AM516 km321 miles279 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausThu 5:42 AM618 km384 miles334 nmSouth S
ParamariboThu 6:42 AM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 6:42 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
Ciudad BolívarThu 5:12 AM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CayenneThu 6:42 AM880 km547 miles475 nmEast-northeast ENE

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