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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 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 23:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 50' North, Longitude: 69° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.99 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.3"988.55 miwest0° 09' 21.4"10.72 minorth988.35 mi
24 hours10° 50' 50.3"736.98 mieast3° 28' 39.5"239.06 minorth770.28 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BarquisimetoFri 7:16 PM103 km64 miles56 nmSouth-southeast SSE
WillemstadFri 7:46 PM170 km105 miles92 nmNortheast NE
Ciudad OjedaFri 7:16 PM182 km113 miles98 nmWest-southwest WSW
OranjestadFri 7:46 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth N
MaracaiboFri 7:16 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest W
ValenciaFri 7:16 PM211 km131 miles114 nmEast-southeast ESE
KralendijkFri 7:46 PM221 km138 miles120 nmNortheast NE
MaracayFri 7:16 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
CaracasFri 7:16 PM321 km200 miles174 nmEast E
San Fernando de ApureFri 7:16 PM415 km258 miles224 nmSoutheast SE

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