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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 00:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 73° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"974.26 miwest0° 07' 51.4"9.00 minorth974.01 mi
24 hours11° 03' 04.4"740.34 mieast2° 49' 15.6"193.97 minorth760.50 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
OranjestadSat 8:46 PM414 km257 miles224 nmEast-southeast ESE
BarranquillaSat 7:46 PM420 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaracaiboSat 8:16 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:46 PM463 km287 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaSat 7:46 PM513 km319 miles277 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Juan de la MaguanaSat 8:46 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
WillemstadSat 8:46 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonSat 7:46 PM546 km339 miles295 nmNorthwest NW
GonaïvesSat 7:46 PM557 km346 miles301 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoSat 8:46 PM567 km353 miles306 nmNortheast NE

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