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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 is currently 419.36 meters/second, 1509.7 kilometres/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Codrington (Barbuda)Wed 10:46 PM649 km403 miles351 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 10:46 PM685 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 PM738 km459 miles399 nmSouthwest SW
PhilipsburgWed 10:46 PM739 km459 miles399 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotWed 10:46 PM741 km460 miles400 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 10:46 PM750 km466 miles405 nmWest-southwest WSW
CharlestownWed 10:46 PM751 km467 miles406 nmWest-southwest WSW

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