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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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 03:22:00 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: 100%

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 Friday, December 28, 2012 at 03:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 12' North, Longitude: 53° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.33 meters/second, 1516.8 km/hour, 942.5 miles/hour or 819.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.3"942.18 miwest0° 02' 57.5"3.39 misouth942.34 mi
24 hours11° 38' 11.4"755.55 mieast1° 36' 45.8"110.93 misouth767.40 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)Thu 11:22 PM904 km562 miles488 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Thu 11:22 PM928 km576 miles501 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreThu 11:22 PM940 km584 miles508 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Thu 11:22 PM971 km604 miles524 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesThu 11:22 PM977 km607 miles528 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauThu 11:22 PM981 km609 miles530 nmWest-southwest WSW
GustaviaThu 11:22 PM999 km621 miles539 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceThu 11:22 PM1000 km622 miles540 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Thu 11:22 PM1006 km625 miles543 nmWest-southwest WSW
BridgetownThu 11:22 PM1009 km627 miles545 nmSouthwest SW
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