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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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 05:36:00 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: 94%

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 Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 42' North, Longitude: 56° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.81 meters/second, 1522.1 km/hour, 945.8 miles/hour or 821.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.76 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.6"945.52 miwest0° 03' 47.2"4.34 misouth945.71 mi
24 hours11° 29' 21.6"748.37 mieast1° 55' 28.9"132.38 misouth764.26 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Sat 1:36 AM631 km392 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 1:36 AM657 km408 miles355 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 1:36 AM678 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSat 1:36 AM708 km440 miles382 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 1:36 AM711 km442 miles384 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 1:36 AM724 km450 miles391 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 1:36 AM731 km454 miles394 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 1:36 AM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySat 1:36 AM736 km458 miles398 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotSat 1:36 AM742 km461 miles401 nmWest-southwest WSW
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