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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: 38%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 55' South, Longitude: 118° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.74 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.1"1004.58 miwest0° 11' 39.3"13.35 minorth1004.73 mi
24 hours11° 04' 58.4"766.24 mieast4° 35' 54.0"315.97 minorth829.02 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AdamstownTue 4:52 PM2849 km1770 miles1539 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Easter Island *Tue 7:52 PM2952 km1834 miles1594 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico CityTue 6:52 PM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsTue 6:52 PM3217 km1999 miles1737 nmEast E
HermosilloTue 5:52 PM3521 km2188 miles1901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaTue 6:52 PM3583 km2226 miles1934 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 6:52 PM3665 km2277 miles1979 nmEast-northeast ENE
PapeeteTue 2:52 PM3812 km2368 miles2058 nmWest-southwest WSW
TegucigalpaTue 6:52 PM3875 km2408 miles2092 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaTue 6:52 PM3888 km2416 miles2100 nmEast-northeast ENE
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