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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 Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 02:46:00 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: 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 39' North, Longitude: 68° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.18 meters/second, 1512.7 km/hour, 939.9 miles/hour or 816.8 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"0.03 minorth15.67 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.7"939.60 miwest0° 01' 45.1"2.01 minorth939.51 mi
24 hours11° 41' 42.9"757.16 mieast0° 15' 27.4"17.72 minorth756.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Punta CanaTue 10:46 PM234 km146 miles127 nmSouth S
La RomanaTue 10:46 PM253 km157 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Puerto PlataTue 10:46 PM258 km161 miles140 nmWest-southwest WSW
Concepción de La VegaTue 10:46 PM274 km171 miles148 nmSouthwest SW
Santiago de los CaballerosTue 10:46 PM276 km172 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santo DomingoTue 10:46 PM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
Cockburn TownTue 9:46 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
MayagüezTue 10:46 PM301 km187 miles162 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JuanTue 10:46 PM339 km211 miles183 nmSoutheast SE
PonceTue 10:46 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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