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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 11:44:00 PM.

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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: 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 23:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' North, Longitude: 69° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.01 meters/second, 1591.2 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.3"988.58 miWest0° 09' 21.5"10.72 miNorth988.38 mi
24 hours10° 50' 49.0"736.98 miEast3° 28' 43.9"239.14 miNorth770.31 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarquisimetoFri 7:14 PM88 km55 miles48 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ValenciaFri 7:14 PM136 km85 miles74 nmEast-southeast ESE
WillemstadFri 7:44 PM142 km88 miles77 nmNorth N
KralendijkFri 7:44 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaracayFri 7:14 PM171 km106 miles93 nmEast-southeast ESE
OranjestadFri 7:44 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CaracasFri 7:14 PM239 km149 miles129 nmEast E
MaracaiboFri 7:14 PM282 km175 miles152 nmWest W
San Fernando de ApureFri 7:14 PM369 km229 miles199 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CúcutaFri 6:44 PM499 km310 miles269 nmSouthwest SW

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