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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 04:02:00 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 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 75° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.39 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"937.82 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 misouth937.86 mi
24 hours11° 43' 34.3"757.93 mieast0° 43' 36.2"49.99 misouth761.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HolguínWed 11:02 PM123 km77 miles67 nmWest W
Santiago de CubaWed 11:02 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouthwest SW
GonaïvesWed 11:02 PM296 km184 miles160 nmEast-southeast ESE
CamagüeyWed 11:02 PM300 km187 miles162 nmWest W
Cap-HaïtienWed 11:02 PM325 km202 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
KingstonWed 11:02 PM368 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port-au-PrinceWed 11:02 PM388 km241 miles210 nmSoutheast SE
May PenWed 11:02 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
Montego BayWed 11:02 PM401 km249 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
Cockburn TownWed 11:02 PM414 km257 miles224 nmEast E

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