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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 00:36:00 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 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' North, Longitude: 92° 26' 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"999.06 miwest0° 10' 27.1"11.97 minorth998.94 mi
24 hours10° 45' 45.8"738.95 mieast3° 58' 21.7"273.03 minorth784.28 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 6:36 PM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EscuintlaThu 6:36 PM828 km515 miles447 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 6:36 PM836 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 6:36 PM855 km531 miles462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 6:36 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 6:36 PM885 km550 miles478 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 6:36 PM887 km551 miles479 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:36 PM927 km576 miles501 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TegucigalpaThu 6:36 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:36 PM975 km606 miles526 nmEast-northeast ENE

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