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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 04:22:00 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: 99%

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 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 79° 55' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.8"937.84 miwest0° 00' 43.7"0.84 misouth937.88 mi
24 hours11° 43' 32.4"757.92 mieast0° 44' 22.8"50.88 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 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth N
CamagüeyWed 11:22 PM214 km133 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
George Town (Cayman)Wed 11:22 PM231 km144 miles125 nmSouthwest SW
Montego BayWed 11:22 PM340 km211 miles184 nmSoutheast SE
HavanaWed 11:22 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
HolguínWed 11:22 PM380 km236 miles205 nmEast E
Pinar del RíoWed 11:22 PM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
May PenWed 11:22 PM428 km266 miles231 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de CubaWed 11:22 PM437 km271 miles236 nmEast-southeast ESE
Key WestWed 11:22 PM450 km280 miles243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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