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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 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 57' North
Longitude: 51° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 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' 39.8"966.29 miwest0° 07' 15.3"8.32 misouth966.61 mi
24 hours11° 14' 00.1"747.23 mieast3° 13' 50.0"222.12 misouth784.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BridgetownSun 12:48 AM913 km567 miles493 nmWest-southwest WSW
Fort-de-FranceSun 12:48 AM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest W
CastriesSun 12:48 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmWest W
RoseauSun 12:48 AM1044 km649 miles564 nmWest W
KingstownSun 12:48 AM1075 km668 miles581 nmWest-southwest WSW
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 12:48 AM1077 km669 miles581 nmWest W
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 12:48 AM1094 km680 miles591 nmWest W
Saint George'sSun 12:48 AM1171 km728 miles633 nmWest-southwest WSW
ParamariboSun 1:48 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 12:48 AM1188 km738 miles641 nmWest W
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