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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 05:22:00 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 05:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 06' North, Longitude: 82° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.61 meters/second, 1517.8 km/hour, 943.1 miles/hour or 819.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 46.5"942.81 miwest0° 03' 08.9"3.61 misouth942.97 mi
24 hours11° 37' 27.5"755.24 mieast1° 41' 10.3"115.98 misouth767.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
George Town (Cayman)Fri 12:22 AM162 km100 miles87 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pinar del RíoFri 12:22 AM277 km172 miles149 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HavanaFri 12:22 AM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
Santa ClaraFri 12:22 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
CancúnThu 11:22 PM448 km279 miles242 nmWest-northwest WNW
Playa del CarmenThu 11:22 PM460 km286 miles249 nmWest W
Key WestFri 12:22 AM504 km313 miles272 nmNorth N
CamagüeyFri 12:22 AM518 km322 miles279 nmEast-northeast ENE
Montego BayFri 12:22 AM534 km332 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
San PedroThu 11:22 PM604 km376 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
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