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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: 68%
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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 56' North
Longitude: 79° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.84 meters/second, 1590.6 km/hour, 988.4 miles/hour or 858.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.0"988.27 miwest0° 09' 19.1"10.68 minorth988.07 mi
24 hours10° 51' 05.2"737.06 mieast3° 27' 42.2"237.98 minorth770.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
ColónFri 7:26 PM181 km113 miles98 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PanamaFri 7:26 PM216 km134 miles116 nmSouth S
DavidFri 7:26 PM424 km264 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
CartagenaFri 7:26 PM437 km272 miles236 nmEast E
BarranquillaFri 7:26 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
San JoseFri 6:26 PM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
AlajuelaFri 6:26 PM525 km326 miles284 nmWest W
MedellinFri 7:26 PM674 km419 miles364 nmSoutheast SE
MasayaFri 6:26 PM728 km452 miles393 nmWest W
ManaguaFri 6:26 PM748 km465 miles404 nmWest W
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