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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, June 20, 2012 at 5:08:00 PM.

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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

The moon is so close to the Sun that it hard to see from earth.

Fraction of moon illuminated: 1%

Previous phaseNew MoonTuesday, June 19, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterWednesday, June 27, 2012 at 3:32 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at 17:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 45' North, Longitude: 63° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.23 meters/second, 1520.0 km/hour, 944.5 miles/hour or 820.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"15.74 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 08.5"944.21 miWest0° 04' 59.2"5.72 miSouth944.47 mi
24 hours11° 51' 37.1"772.27 miEast2° 26' 11.4"167.58 miSouth795.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyWed 1:08 PM177 km110 miles96 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Road TownWed 1:08 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotWed 1:08 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PhilipsburgWed 1:08 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cruz BayWed 1:08 PM203 km126 miles110 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieWed 1:08 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaWed 1:08 PM219 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
The Bottom (Saba)Wed 1:08 PM237 km147 miles128 nmSouth S
ChristianstedWed 1:08 PM252 km157 miles136 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 1:08 PM286 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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