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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 11:54:00 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 23:54:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' North, Longitude: 71° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.97 meters/second, 1591.1 km/hour, 988.7 miles/hour or 859.1 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' 02.2"988.49 miWest0° 09' 20.9"10.71 miNorth988.29 mi
24 hours10° 50' 52.9"736.99 miEast3° 28' 29.6"238.87 miNorth770.23 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MaracaiboFri 7:24 PM26 km16 miles14 nmSouthwest SW
Ciudad OjedaFri 7:24 PM72 km45 miles39 nmSouth-southeast SSE
OranjestadFri 7:54 PM243 km151 miles131 nmNortheast NE
BarquisimetoFri 7:24 PM252 km156 miles136 nmEast-southeast ESE
WillemstadFri 7:54 PM310 km193 miles167 nmEast-northeast ENE
CúcutaFri 6:54 PM346 km215 miles187 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BarranquillaFri 6:54 PM363 km226 miles196 nmWest W
ValenciaFri 7:24 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast E
MaracayFri 7:24 PM430 km267 miles232 nmEast E
CartagenaFri 6:54 PM445 km277 miles240 nmWest W

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