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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 = Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 8:52:00 PM.

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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: 46%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at 20:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 56' North, Longitude: 48° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.49 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.5"16.76 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 35.9"1005.40 miWest0° 11' 20.7"12.99 miNorth1005.43 mi
24 hours10° 51' 19.6"750.46 miEast4° 24' 26.5"302.84 miNorth807.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BelémWed 5:52 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSouth S
CayenneWed 5:52 PM501 km311 miles271 nmNorthwest NW
Saint-Laurent-du-MaroniWed 5:52 PM688 km428 miles371 nmNorthwest NW
ParamariboWed 5:52 PM813 km505 miles439 nmWest-northwest WNW
Nieuw NickerieWed 5:52 PM996 km619 miles538 nmWest-northwest WNW
GeorgetownWed 4:52 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest-northwest WNW
FortalezaWed 5:52 PM1319 km820 miles712 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManausWed 4:52 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port of SpainWed 4:52 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
BridgetownWed 4:52 PM1705 km1059 miles921 nmNorthwest NW

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