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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 60' North, Longitude: 92° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.67 meters/second, 1608.0 km/hour, 999.2 miles/hour or 868.2 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' 05.2"999.12 miwest0° 10' 27.0"11.97 minorth999.01 mi
24 hours10° 45' 45.9"739.00 mieast3° 58' 20.5"273.02 minorth784.32 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaThu 6:36 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorThu 6:36 PM835 km519 miles451 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 6:36 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San MiguelThu 6:36 PM872 km542 miles471 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 6:36 PM875 km544 miles473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManaguaThu 6:36 PM908 km564 miles490 nmNortheast NE
MasayaThu 6:36 PM910 km566 miles491 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:36 PM938 km583 miles507 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TegucigalpaThu 6:36 PM986 km613 miles532 nmNortheast NE
San JoseThu 6:36 PM1003 km623 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
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