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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 04:12:00 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 04:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 09' North, Longitude: 65° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.44 meters/second, 1517.2 km/hour, 942.7 miles/hour or 819.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.8"942.44 miwest0° 03' 02.2"3.48 misouth942.60 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.5"755.42 mieast1° 38' 36.3"113.04 misouth767.65 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San JuanFri 12:12 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth S
CaguasFri 12:12 AM215 km133 miles116 nmSouth S
Charlotte AmalieFri 12:12 AM218 km136 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Road TownFri 12:12 AM226 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Cruz BayFri 12:12 AM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PonceFri 12:12 AM254 km158 miles137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MayagüezFri 12:12 AM261 km162 miles141 nmSouthwest SW
ChristianstedFri 12:12 AM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Punta CanaFri 12:12 AM327 km203 miles176 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleyFri 12:12 AM356 km221 miles192 nmSoutheast SE
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