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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 00:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

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 00:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 83° 36' 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
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.7"988.05 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 minorth987.85 mi
24 hours10° 51' 11.6"737.02 mieast3° 27' 18.0"237.50 minorth769.82 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 PM126 km78 miles68 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LimónFri 6:44 PM127 km79 miles68 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San JoseFri 6:44 PM128 km79 miles69 nmSouth-southwest SSW
LiberiaFri 6:44 PM204 km127 miles110 nmWest W
MasayaFri 6:44 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
DavidFri 7:44 PM311 km193 miles168 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManaguaFri 6:44 PM317 km197 miles171 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaFri 6:44 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNorthwest NW
Puerto CabezasFri 6:44 PM338 km210 miles182 nmNorth N
Santiago de VeraguasFri 7:44 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSoutheast SE

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