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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 04:38:00 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 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 29' North, Longitude: 60° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.96 meters/second, 1533.5 km/hour, 952.8 miles/hour or 828.0 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' 08.4"952.58 miwest0° 05' 16.6"6.05 misouth952.85 mi
24 hours11° 26' 46.9"751.07 mieast2° 29' 48.4"171.70 misouth775.51 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 12:38 AM175 km109 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint John's (Antigua)Sat 12:38 AM213 km132 miles115 nmSouthwest SW
GustaviaSat 12:38 AM264 km164 miles143 nmWest-southwest WSW
BradesSat 12:38 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
Pointe-à-PitreSat 12:38 AM274 km170 miles148 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sat 12:38 AM275 km171 miles149 nmWest-southwest WSW
The ValleySat 12:38 AM281 km174 miles152 nmWest W
MarigotSat 12:38 AM285 km177 miles154 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sat 12:38 AM308 km191 miles166 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauSat 12:38 AM366 km227 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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