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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: 90%

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 Tuesday, December 25, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 27' North, Longitude: 72° 28' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.80 miwest0° 00' 04.1"0.08 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"947.42 miwest0° 04' 00.5"4.60 minorth947.23 mi
24 hours11° 32' 31.7"753.03 mieast1° 11' 11.1"81.62 minorth754.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GonaïvesMon 9:14 PM24 km15 miles13 nmWest W
LabadeeMon 9:14 PM44 km27 miles24 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cap-HaïtienMon 9:14 PM44 km27 miles24 nmNortheast NE
Port-au-PrinceMon 9:14 PM102 km63 miles55 nmSouth S
Santiago de los CaballerosMon 10:14 PM184 km114 miles99 nmEast E
Puerto PlataMon 10:14 PM189 km118 miles102 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cockburn HarbourMon 9:14 PM247 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Cockburn TownMon 9:14 PM263 km163 miles142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santo DomingoMon 10:14 PM287 km178 miles155 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de CubaMon 9:14 PM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
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