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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 1:52:00 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: 49%

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 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 52' North, Longitude: 121° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.25 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 44.1"1004.87 miWest0° 11' 13.2"12.85 miNorth1004.87 mi
24 hours10° 49' 14.2"747.54 miEast4° 20' 33.7"298.40 miNorth802.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mexico CityWed 7:52 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:52 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 5:52 PM3222 km2002 miles1740 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Los AngelesWed 5:52 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 6:52 PM3530 km2193 miles1906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 8:52 PM3570 km2218 miles1927 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:52 PM3594 km2233 miles1941 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 7:52 PM3658 km2273 miles1975 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las VegasWed 5:52 PM3744 km2326 miles2022 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 7:52 PM3767 km2341 miles2034 nmEast-northeast ENE

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