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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 11:52:00 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: 48%

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 23:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 30' North, Longitude: 92° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.36 meters/second, 1617.7 km/hour, 1005.2 miles/hour or 873.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 41.1"1005.12 miWest0° 11' 16.3"12.91 miNorth1005.13 mi
24 hours10° 50' 00.8"748.66 miEast4° 22' 09.6"300.23 miNorth804.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Galapagos IslandsWed 5:52 PM502 km312 miles271 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseWed 5:52 PM1250 km777 miles675 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaWed 5:52 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 5:52 PM1294 km804 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaWed 5:52 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 5:52 PM1359 km845 miles734 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaWed 5:52 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuayaquilWed 6:52 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmEast-southeast ESE
QuitoWed 6:52 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmEast E
PanamaWed 6:52 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmEast-northeast ENE

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