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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 Saturday, December 29, 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 phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 29, 2012 at 04:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 30' North, Longitude: 56° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.90 meters/second, 1533.2 km/hour, 952.7 miles/hour or 827.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.88 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.0"952.45 miwest0° 05' 15.2"6.02 misouth952.71 mi
24 hours11° 26' 55.2"751.12 mieast2° 29' 16.9"171.10 misouth775.42 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)Sat 12:22 AM566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:22 AM582 km362 miles314 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:22 AM586 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:22 AM616 km383 miles333 nmWest-southwest WSW
RoseauSat 12:22 AM625 km388 miles337 nmSouthwest SW
BradesSat 12:22 AM629 km391 miles340 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSat 12:22 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouthwest SW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:22 AM666 km414 miles360 nmWest W
GustaviaSat 12:22 AM669 km416 miles361 nmWest W
BridgetownSat 12:22 AM682 km424 miles368 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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