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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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.77 meters/second, 1590.4 km/hour, 988.2 miles/hour or 858.7 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' 01.7"988.11 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 minorth987.91 mi
24 hours10° 51' 12.1"737.07 mieast3° 27' 16.3"237.49 minorth769.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaFri 6:44 PM114 km71 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San JoseFri 6:44 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSouth S
LimónFri 6:44 PM144 km89 miles78 nmSoutheast SE
LiberiaFri 6:44 PM175 km109 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
MasayaFri 6:44 PM266 km165 miles143 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManaguaFri 6:44 PM290 km180 miles157 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaFri 6:44 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorthwest NW
DavidFri 7:44 PM325 km202 miles175 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto CabezasFri 6:44 PM341 km212 miles184 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasFri 7:44 PM451 km280 miles243 nmSoutheast SE
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