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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 = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 12:26:00 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: 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 Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 58' North, Longitude: 90° 00' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.70 meters/second, 1608.1 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.1"999.12 miWest0° 10' 27.5"11.98 miNorth999.01 mi
24 hours10° 45' 45.3"738.99 miEast3° 58' 33.2"273.24 miNorth784.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasayaThu 6:26 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNortheast NE
ManaguaThu 6:26 PM705 km438 miles381 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:26 PM730 km454 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelThu 6:26 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 6:26 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 6:26 PM779 km484 miles421 nmNorth N
EscuintlaThu 6:26 PM816 km507 miles441 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaThu 6:26 PM844 km524 miles456 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 6:26 PM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:26 PM871 km541 miles470 nmSouth S

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