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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 = Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 12:36:00 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: 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 Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 38' North, Longitude: 103° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.6 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 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' 42.2"1005.03 miWest0° 11' 15.2"12.89 miNorth1005.04 mi
24 hours10° 49' 43.2"748.24 miEast4° 21' 34.8"299.57 miNorth804.10 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 6:36 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmEast-southeast ESE
AcapulcoWed 6:36 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:36 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:36 PM1926 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaWed 6:36 PM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:36 PM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 6:36 PM1990 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 6:36 PM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth N
AguascalientesWed 6:36 PM2132 km1325 miles1151 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 6:36 PM2149 km1336 miles1161 nmEast-northeast ENE

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