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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 Monday, December 24, 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: 84%

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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 15' North, Longitude: 59° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.37 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.01 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.7"960.20 miwest0° 06' 08.4"7.04 minorth959.96 mi
24 hours11° 17' 46.5"746.34 mieast2° 05' 01.7"143.32 minorth755.68 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pointe-à-PitreSun 8:36 PM220 km136 miles119 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 8:36 PM223 km138 miles120 nmWest W
Codrington (Barbuda)Sun 8:36 PM223 km139 miles121 nmWest-northwest WNW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 8:36 PM252 km156 miles136 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSun 8:36 PM265 km165 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSun 8:36 PM277 km172 miles149 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 8:36 PM314 km195 miles170 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 8:36 PM324 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GustaviaSun 8:36 PM335 km208 miles181 nmWest-northwest WNW
MarigotSun 8:36 PM364 km226 miles197 nmWest-northwest WNW
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