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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 Sunday, December 23, 2012 at 00:36:00 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: 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 PM232 km144 miles125 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadSat 8:36 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSoutheast SE
MaracaiboSat 8:06 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Santo DomingoSat 8:36 PM457 km284 miles247 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:36 PM483 km300 miles261 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 PM511 km317 miles276 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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