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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.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:34:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' North, Longitude: 91° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 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
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.65 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.1"999.07 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.97 minorth998.96 mi
24 hours10° 45' 45.6"738.96 mieast3° 58' 24.1"273.07 minorth784.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorThu 6:34 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 6:34 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 6:34 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth N
San MiguelThu 6:34 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 6:34 PM846 km525 miles457 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 6:34 PM846 km526 miles457 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 6:34 PM858 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:34 PM910 km565 miles491 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseThu 6:34 PM925 km575 miles499 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:34 PM939 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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