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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 Thursday, December 27, 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: 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 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 72° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.38 meters/second, 1509.8 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.8"937.81 miwest0° 00' 40.8"0.78 misouth937.85 mi
24 hours11° 43' 35.2"757.94 mieast0° 43' 13.0"49.55 misouth761.34 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LabadeeWed 10:52 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cockburn HarbourWed 10:52 PM134 km83 miles72 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cap-HaïtienWed 10:52 PM134 km83 miles72 nmSouth-southeast SSE
GonaïvesWed 10:52 PM160 km100 miles87 nmSouth S
Cockburn TownWed 10:52 PM170 km106 miles92 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto PlataWed 11:52 PM238 km148 miles129 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santiago de los CaballerosWed 11:52 PM259 km161 miles140 nmSoutheast SE
Port-au-PrinceWed 10:52 PM264 km164 miles142 nmSouth S
San Juan de la MaguanaWed 11:52 PM275 km171 miles149 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Concepción de La VegaWed 11:52 PM289 km180 miles156 nmSoutheast SE

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