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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 2:24:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 38' North, Longitude: 63° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 420.22 meters/second, 1512.8 kilometres/hour, 940.0 miles/hour or 816.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.67 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 miNorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"939.67 miWest0° 01' 47.2"2.05 miNorth939.58 mi
24 hours11° 41' 37.8"757.12 miEast0° 16' 18.5"18.70 miNorth756.67 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The ValleyTue 10:24 PM267 km166 miles144 nmSouth S
Spanish TownTue 10:24 PM281 km175 miles152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MarigotTue 10:24 PM284 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
PhilipsburgTue 10:24 PM289 km179 miles156 nmSouth S
Road TownTue 10:24 PM294 km183 miles159 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaTue 10:24 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouth S
Cruz BayTue 10:24 PM313 km195 miles169 nmSouthwest SW
Charlotte AmalieTue 10:24 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
The BottomTue 10:24 PM334 km207 miles180 nmSouth S
OranjestadTue 10:24 PM349 km217 miles188 nmSouth S

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