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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 = Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 12:36:00 AM.

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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: 68%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' North, Longitude: 81° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.80 meters/second, 1590.5 km/hour, 988.3 miles/hour or 858.8 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' 01.8"988.12 miWest0° 09' 18.7"10.67 miNorth987.92 mi
24 hours10° 51' 08.6"737.02 miEast3° 27' 29.5"237.72 miNorth769.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San AndrésFri 7:36 PM179 km111 miles97 nmNorth N
LimónFri 6:36 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
San JoseFri 6:36 PM288 km179 miles156 nmWest-southwest WSW
DavidFri 7:36 PM293 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AlajuelaFri 6:36 PM298 km185 miles161 nmWest-southwest WSW
PanamaFri 7:36 PM321 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 7:36 PM326 km202 miles176 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto CabezasFri 6:36 PM387 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MasayaFri 6:36 PM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaFri 6:36 PM512 km318 miles276 nmWest-northwest WNW

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