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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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 02:14:00 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: 90%

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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 72° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.64 meters/second, 1525.1 km/hour, 947.7 miles/hour or 823.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.9"947.36 miwest0° 04' 00.6"4.60 minorth947.18 mi
24 hours11° 32' 31.1"752.97 mieast1° 11' 13.4"81.66 minorth754.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Cap-HaïtienMon 9:14 PM35 km22 miles19 nmNorth N
LabadeeMon 9:14 PM38 km24 miles21 nmNorth N
GonaïvesMon 9:14 PM52 km33 miles28 nmWest W
Port-au-PrinceMon 9:14 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth S
San Juan de la MaguanaMon 10:14 PM123 km77 miles67 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de los CaballerosMon 10:14 PM156 km97 miles84 nmEast E
Puerto PlataMon 10:14 PM162 km101 miles87 nmEast-northeast ENE
Concepción de La VegaMon 10:14 PM176 km109 miles95 nmEast E
Cockburn HarbourMon 9:14 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cockburn TownMon 9:14 PM249 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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