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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 99%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 80° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.40 meters/second, 1509.8 km/hour, 938.2 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' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.8"937.85 miwest0° 00' 43.9"0.84 misouth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 43' 32.3"757.92 mieast0° 44' 25.4"50.93 misouth761.46 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa ClaraWed 11:22 PM170 km105 miles92 nmNorth N
George Town (Cayman)Wed 11:22 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
CamagüeyWed 11:22 PM241 km150 miles130 nmEast-northeast ENE
HavanaWed 11:22 PM337 km209 miles182 nmNorthwest NW
Montego BayWed 11:22 PM358 km222 miles193 nmSoutheast SE
Pinar del RíoWed 11:22 PM401 km249 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
HolguínWed 11:22 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
Key WestWed 11:22 PM439 km273 miles237 nmNorth-northwest NNW
May PenWed 11:22 PM447 km278 miles241 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de CubaWed 11:22 PM464 km288 miles251 nmEast E

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