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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' North, Longitude: 44° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.91 meters/second, 1554.9 km/hour, 966.2 miles/hour or 839.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.3"966.00 miwest0° 07' 13.3"8.28 misouth966.33 mi
24 hours11° 14' 14.3"747.28 mieast3° 13' 03.6"221.23 misouth784.70 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CayenneSun 1:20 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmSouthwest SW
ParamariboSun 1:20 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmSouthwest SW
BridgetownSun 12:20 AM1619 km1006 miles874 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:20 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:20 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 12:20 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmSouthwest SW
RoseauSun 12:20 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:20 AM1788 km1111 miles965 nmWest W
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:20 AM1802 km1120 miles973 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:20 AM1813 km1127 miles979 nmWest W
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