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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 4:28:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 97%

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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 00' North, Longitude: 46° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.94 meters/second, 1555.0 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' 39.4"966.01 miWest0° 07' 13.7"8.29 miSouth966.33 mi
24 hours11° 14' 10.7"747.22 miEast3° 13' 14.9"221.43 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 1:28 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BridgetownSun 12:28 AM1443 km897 miles779 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 1:28 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmSouthwest SW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:28 AM1566 km973 miles846 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:28 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmWest W
RoseauSun 12:28 AM1592 km989 miles859 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:28 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 12:28 AM1623 km1008 miles876 nmSouthwest SW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:28 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:28 AM1636 km1016 miles883 nmWest W

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