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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: 67%

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 23:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 48' North, Longitude: 67° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.04 meters/second, 1591.3 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.4"988.65 miwest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 minorth988.45 mi
24 hours10° 50' 46.2"736.98 mieast3° 28' 55.4"239.36 minorth770.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CaracasFri 7:06 PM42 km26 miles23 nmSoutheast SE
MaracayFri 7:06 PM65 km40 miles35 nmSouthwest SW
ValenciaFri 7:06 PM114 km71 miles62 nmSouthwest SW
KralendijkFri 7:36 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorthwest NW
WillemstadFri 7:36 PM245 km152 miles132 nmNorthwest NW
BarquisimetoFri 7:06 PM254 km158 miles137 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Fernando de ApureFri 7:06 PM325 km202 miles176 nmSouth S
OranjestadFri 7:36 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaturínFri 7:06 PM446 km277 miles241 nmEast-southeast ESE
Ciudad BolívarFri 7:06 PM491 km305 miles265 nmSoutheast SE

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