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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 12:52:00 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 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 96° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.62 meters/second, 1607.8 km/hour, 999.1 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"998.96 miWest0° 10' 26.3"11.96 miNorth998.85 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.6"738.89 miEast3° 58' 03.7"272.68 miNorth784.09 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoThu 6:52 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth N
EscuintlaThu 6:52 PM1005 km624 miles543 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 6:52 PM1049 km652 miles566 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 6:52 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 6:52 PM1072 km666 miles579 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:52 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmSoutheast SE
AcapulcoThu 6:52 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaThu 6:52 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:52 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 6:52 PM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth N

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