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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: 76%

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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 71° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.67 meters/second, 1568.4 km/hour, 974.6 miles/hour or 846.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.6"974.42 miwest0° 07' 52.0"9.02 minorth974.17 mi
24 hours11° 02' 59.3"740.36 mieast2° 49' 31.0"194.28 minorth760.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSat 8:36 PM245 km152 miles132 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadSat 8:36 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboSat 8:06 PM412 km256 miles223 nmSouth S
Santo DomingoSat 8:36 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:36 PM474 km294 miles256 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BarquisimetoSat 8:06 PM521 km324 miles282 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaSat 8:36 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BarranquillaSat 7:36 PM544 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago de los CaballerosSat 8:36 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorth N
ValenciaSat 8:06 PM573 km356 miles310 nmSoutheast SE
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