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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 12:34:00 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 00:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' North, Longitude: 91° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 kilometres/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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"999.07 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.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San SalvadorThu 6:34 PM801 km498 miles433 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San VicenteThu 6:34 PM813 km505 miles439 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 6:34 PM818 km508 miles442 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 6:34 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth N
LeónThu 6:34 PM820 km509 miles443 nmNortheast NE
LiberiaThu 6:34 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
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

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