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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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 27' North, Longitude: 73° 30' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.24 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 32' 38.5"974.32 miwest0° 07' 51.4"9.00 minorth974.07 mi
24 hours11° 03' 05.0"740.40 mieast2° 49' 13.6"193.95 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
BarranquillaSat 7:46 PM409 km254 miles221 nmSouth-southwest SSW
OranjestadSat 8:46 PM440 km273 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaracaiboSat 8:16 PM459 km285 miles248 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port-au-PrinceSat 7:46 PM469 km292 miles253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CartagenaSat 7:46 PM500 km311 miles270 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KingstonSat 7:46 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNorthwest NW
May PenSat 7:46 PM558 km347 miles301 nmNorthwest NW
WillemstadSat 8:46 PM559 km347 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
GonaïvesSat 7:46 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNorth N
Santo DomingoSat 8:46 PM586 km364 miles316 nmNortheast NE
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