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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 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 51' North
Longitude: 63° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.26 meters/second, 1556.1 km/hour, 966.9 miles/hour or 840.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"966.79 miwest0° 07' 19.1"8.39 misouth967.12 mi
24 hours11° 13' 34.6"747.13 mieast3° 15' 12.8"223.70 misouth785.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CharlestownSun 1:38 AM188 km117 miles101 nmNortheast NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 1:38 AM196 km122 miles106 nmNortheast NE
BradesSun 1:38 AM196 km122 miles106 nmEast-northeast ENE
The Bottom (Saba)Sun 1:38 AM204 km127 miles110 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 1:38 AM220 km136 miles119 nmEast E
ChristianstedSun 1:38 AM231 km144 miles125 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pointe-à-PitreSun 1:38 AM244 km151 miles132 nmEast E
GustaviaSun 1:38 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 1:38 AM249 km154 miles134 nmNortheast NE
MarigotSun 1:38 AM256 km159 miles138 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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