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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: 67%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 22:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 40' North, Longitude: 54° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.23 meters/second, 1592.0 km/hour, 989.3 miles/hour or 859.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.9"989.16 miwest0° 09' 24.7"10.78 minorth988.97 mi
24 hours10° 50' 27.5"737.00 mieast3° 30' 07.6"240.75 minorth770.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ParamariboFri 7:44 PM539 km335 miles291 nmSouth S
GeorgetownFri 6:44 PM567 km352 miles306 nmSouthwest SW
New AmsterdamFri 6:44 PM576 km358 miles311 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nieuw NickerieFri 7:44 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniFri 7:44 PM578 km359 miles312 nmSouth S
BridgetownFri 6:44 PM592 km368 miles320 nmWest-northwest WNW
LindenFri 6:44 PM643 km399 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
ScarboroughFri 6:44 PM654 km407 miles353 nmWest W
CayenneFri 7:44 PM690 km429 miles372 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ChaguanasFri 6:44 PM727 km452 miles392 nmWest W
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