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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 03:52:00 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: 96%

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 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' North, Longitude: 84° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.09 meters/second, 1512.3 km/hour, 939.7 miles/hour or 816.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.66 miwest0° 00' 01.7"0.03 minorth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.8"939.38 miwest0° 01' 38.8"1.89 minorth939.30 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.2"757.27 mieast0° 12' 53.8"14.79 minorth756.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pinar del RíoTue 10:52 PM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CancúnTue 9:52 PM265 km165 miles143 nmWest-northwest WNW
Playa del CarmenTue 9:52 PM283 km176 miles153 nmWest W
HavanaTue 10:52 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNortheast NE
George Town (Cayman)Tue 10:52 PM345 km214 miles186 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChetumalTue 9:52 PM479 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
San PedroTue 9:52 PM487 km303 miles263 nmSouthwest SW
Santa ClaraTue 10:52 PM493 km306 miles266 nmEast-northeast ENE
Key WestTue 10:52 PM505 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Orange Walk TownTue 9:52 PM527 km328 miles285 nmWest-southwest WSW

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