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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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 11:36:00 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

Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 17' North, Longitude: 56° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.94 meters/second, 1569.4 km/hour, 975.2 miles/hour or 847.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.25 miWest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 miNorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 32' 39.9"974.96 miWest0° 07' 56.1"9.09 miNorth974.71 mi
24 hours11° 02' 23.9"740.10 miEast2° 51' 15.9"196.26 miNorth760.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSat 7:36 PM386 km240 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Vieux FortSat 7:36 PM510 km317 miles275 nmWest W
CastriesSat 7:36 PM511 km317 miles276 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSat 7:36 PM519 km323 miles280 nmWest W
KingstownSat 7:36 PM551 km342 miles297 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 7:36 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
ScarboroughSat 7:36 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 7:36 PM606 km376 miles327 nmWest-northwest WNW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 7:36 PM617 km383 miles333 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint George'sSat 7:36 PM644 km400 miles348 nmWest-southwest WSW

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