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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: 95%

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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 02:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 58° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.25 meters/second, 1512.9 km/hour, 940.1 miles/hour or 816.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"939.74 miwest0° 01' 49.2"2.09 minorth939.65 mi
24 hours11° 41' 32.8"757.08 mieast0° 17' 05.1"19.59 minorth756.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Tue 10:04 PM503 km312 miles271 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Tue 10:04 PM545 km338 miles294 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaTue 10:04 PM572 km356 miles309 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyTue 10:04 PM574 km357 miles310 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotTue 10:04 PM584 km363 miles315 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreTue 10:04 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
BradesTue 10:04 PM598 km372 miles323 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Tue 10:04 PM599 km372 miles324 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Tue 10:04 PM632 km393 miles341 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauTue 10:04 PM678 km421 miles366 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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