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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 = Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 25' North, Longitude: 70° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.68 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"974.36 miWest0° 07' 52.1"9.02 miNorth974.11 mi
24 hours11° 02' 58.7"740.31 miEast2° 49' 32.9"194.30 miNorth760.55 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 PM226 km140 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadSat 8:36 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboSat 8:06 PM425 km264 miles229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santo DomingoSat 8:36 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:36 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
La RomanaSat 8:36 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 8:36 PM487 km303 miles263 nmNorth N
BarquisimetoSat 8:06 PM508 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaSat 8:36 PM525 km326 miles283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Concepción de La VegaSat 8:36 PM532 km330 miles287 nmNorth N

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