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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: 98%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 02:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 48° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 meters/second, 1509.6 km/hour, 938.0 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.0"937.72 miwest0° 00' 31.1"0.60 misouth937.75 mi
24 hours11° 43' 42.8"758.00 mieast0° 39' 24.6"45.19 misouth760.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 10:14 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownWed 10:14 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauWed 10:14 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 10:14 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceWed 10:14 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest-southwest WSW
CastriesWed 10:14 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 10:14 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmWest-southwest WSW
KingstownWed 10:14 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint George'sWed 10:14 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmSouthwest SW
Port of SpainWed 10:14 PM1758 km1093 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
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