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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 5:38:00 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 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' North, Longitude: 63° 30' 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"16.11 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 40.9"966.71 miWest0° 07' 19.0"8.39 miSouth967.04 mi
24 hours11° 13' 35.2"747.08 miEast3° 15' 11.0"223.65 miSouth785.19 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 AM170 km106 miles92 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BradesSun 1:38 AM173 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
Basseterre (St. Kitts)Sun 1:38 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Basse-Terre (Guadeloupe)Sun 1:38 AM191 km119 miles103 nmEast E
The Bottom (Saba)Sun 1:38 AM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth N
Pointe-à-PitreSun 1:38 AM215 km134 miles116 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint John's (Antigua)Sun 1:38 AM226 km140 miles122 nmNortheast NE
RoseauSun 1:38 AM236 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
GustaviaSun 1:38 AM236 km147 miles127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChristianstedSun 1:38 AM245 km152 miles132 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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