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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 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 02' North, Longitude: 96° 35' 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
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 minorth998.84 mi
24 hours10° 45' 46.7"738.89 mieast3° 58' 02.4"272.66 minorth784.08 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuatemalaThu 6:52 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaThu 6:52 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 6:52 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoThu 6:52 PM1145 km711 miles618 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Galapagos IslandsThu 6:52 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmSoutheast SE
ManaguaThu 6:52 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 6:52 PM1285 km798 miles694 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzThu 6:52 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth N
Mexico CityThu 6:52 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmNorth N
San JoseThu 6:52 PM1412 km878 miles763 nmEast-northeast ENE

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