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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 2:52:00 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 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 58° 09' 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' 35.0"0.67 miSouth937.78 mi
24 hours11° 43' 40.0"757.98 miEast0° 40' 53.2"46.88 miSouth761.12 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 10:52 PM529 km329 miles286 nmSouthwest SW
Saint John's (Antigua)Wed 10:52 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaWed 10:52 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyWed 10:52 PM596 km370 miles322 nmWest-southwest WSW
MarigotWed 10:52 PM606 km377 miles327 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Wed 10:52 PM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
BradesWed 10:52 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreWed 10:52 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Wed 10:52 PM662 km411 miles358 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauWed 10:52 PM709 km440 miles383 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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