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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 53%
Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:46 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:32 PM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 09:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 28' North
Longitude: 60° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.04 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 32' 00.1"1004.43 miwest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 misouth1004.58 mi
24 hours11° 21' 37.3"785.14 mieast4° 42' 22.7"323.39 misouth849.59 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 AM78 km48 miles42 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenThu 5:42 AM444 km276 miles240 nmNorth-northeast NNE
New AmsterdamThu 5:42 AM509 km316 miles275 nmNortheast NE
Nieuw NickerieThu 6:42 AM519 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
GeorgetownThu 5:42 AM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManausThu 5:42 AM617 km383 miles333 nmSouth S
ParamariboThu 6:42 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniThu 6:42 AM756 km470 miles408 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FernandoThu 5:42 AM877 km545 miles474 nmNorth N
ChaguanasThu 5:42 AM902 km560 miles487 nmNorth N
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