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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 12:46:00 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 00:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 59' North, Longitude: 84° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.76 meters/second, 1590.3 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"988.03 miWest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 miNorth987.83 mi
24 hours10° 51' 12.5"737.02 miEast3° 27' 15.1"237.45 miNorth769.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaFri 6:46 PM109 km67 miles59 nmSouth S
San JoseFri 6:46 PM117 km73 miles63 nmSouth S
LiberiaFri 6:46 PM153 km95 miles82 nmWest-southwest WSW
LimónFri 6:46 PM160 km99 miles86 nmSoutheast SE
MasayaFri 6:46 PM244 km152 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManaguaFri 6:46 PM269 km167 miles145 nmWest-northwest WNW
MatagalpaFri 6:46 PM292 km182 miles158 nmNorthwest NW
DavidFri 7:46 PM337 km209 miles182 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Puerto CabezasFri 6:46 PM345 km214 miles186 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santiago de VeraguasFri 7:46 PM468 km291 miles253 nmSoutheast SE

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