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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 2:46:00 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: 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 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 56° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 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' 39.9"937.75 miWest0° 00' 34.3"0.66 miSouth937.78 mi
24 hours11° 43' 40.6"757.98 miEast0° 40' 39.2"46.61 miSouth761.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 10:46 PM649 km403 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 10:46 PM686 km426 miles370 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 10:46 PM727 km451 miles392 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaWed 10:46 PM727 km452 miles393 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyWed 10:46 PM732 km455 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesWed 10:46 PM739 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
MarigotWed 10:46 PM741 km460 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 10:46 PM749 km465 miles404 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 10:46 PM760 km472 miles411 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauWed 10:46 PM794 km494 miles429 nmSouthwest SW

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