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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 3:14:00 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 03:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 40' North, Longitude: 75° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.14 meters/second, 1512.5 km/hour, 939.8 miles/hour or 816.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miWest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 miNorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.4"939.50 miWest0° 01' 42.6"1.96 miNorth939.42 mi
24 hours11° 41' 49.5"757.21 miEast0° 14' 22.3"16.48 miNorth756.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de CubaTue 10:14 PM99 km62 miles53 nmSouthwest SW
HolguínTue 10:14 PM117 km73 miles63 nmWest-northwest WNW
GonaïvesTue 10:14 PM292 km181 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
CamagüeyTue 10:14 PM297 km185 miles161 nmWest-northwest WNW
Cap-HaïtienTue 10:14 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonTue 10:14 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
May PenTue 10:14 PM370 km230 miles200 nmSouthwest SW
Port-au-PrinceTue 10:14 PM377 km234 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
Montego BayTue 10:14 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouthwest SW
Cockburn TownTue 10:14 PM427 km265 miles231 nmEast-northeast ENE

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