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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 04:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 59' North
Longitude: 49° 15' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.11 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"966.19 miwest0° 07' 14.5"8.30 misouth966.51 mi
24 hours11° 14' 05.1"747.25 mieast3° 13' 33.4"221.80 misouth784.83 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 AM1162 km722 miles627 nmWest-southwest WSW
CayenneSun 1:38 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:38 AM1279 km795 miles690 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:38 AM1280 km796 miles691 nmWest W
ParamariboSun 1:38 AM1296 km805 miles700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
RoseauSun 12:38 AM1303 km810 miles704 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:38 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:38 AM1336 km830 miles721 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:38 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest W
GeorgetownSun 12:38 AM1404 km873 miles758 nmSouthwest SW
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