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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' North, Longitude: 48° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.99 meters/second, 1555.2 km/hour, 966.3 miles/hour or 839.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.10 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"966.11 miwest0° 07' 14.4"8.30 misouth966.43 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.7"747.20 mieast3° 13' 31.7"221.75 misouth784.77 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 12:38 AM1190 km739 miles642 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 1:38 AM1275 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:38 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:38 AM1309 km813 miles707 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 1:38 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauSun 12:38 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:38 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:38 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:38 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 12:38 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmSouthwest SW

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