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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 11:44:00 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: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 50' North, Longitude: 79° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.81 meters/second, 1608.5 km/hour, 999.5 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 33' 04.9"999.37 miWest0° 10' 29.2"12.01 miNorth999.26 mi
24 hours10° 45' 43.6"739.15 miEast3° 59' 20.3"274.14 miNorth784.90 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santiago de VeraguasThu 6:44 PM189 km118 miles102 nmNorthwest NW
PanamaThu 6:44 PM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth N
DavidThu 6:44 PM338 km210 miles182 nmWest-northwest WNW
MedellinThu 6:44 PM474 km294 miles256 nmEast E
MonteríaThu 6:44 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast-northeast ENE
PereiraThu 6:44 PM508 km316 miles275 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManizalesThu 6:44 PM517 km321 miles279 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaliThu 6:44 PM526 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
San JoseThu 5:44 PM581 km361 miles314 nmNorthwest NW
AlajuelaThu 5:44 PM598 km372 miles323 nmNorthwest NW

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