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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 12:56:00 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 00:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 01' North, Longitude: 86° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.72 meters/second, 1590.2 km/hour, 988.1 miles/hour or 858.6 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' 01.6"987.94 miWest0° 09' 17.7"10.65 miNorth987.74 mi
24 hours10° 51' 16.2"737.03 miEast3° 27' 00.7"237.17 miNorth769.72 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MasayaFri 6:56 PM115 km72 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LiberiaFri 6:56 PM125 km78 miles68 nmEast-southeast ESE
ManaguaFri 6:56 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeónFri 6:56 PM162 km101 miles87 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MatagalpaFri 6:56 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AlajuelaFri 6:56 PM275 km171 miles148 nmEast-southeast ESE
San JoseFri 6:56 PM292 km181 miles158 nmEast-southeast ESE
San MiguelFri 6:56 PM327 km203 miles177 nmNorth-northwest NNW
TegucigalpaFri 6:56 PM348 km217 miles188 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San SalvadorFri 6:56 PM416 km258 miles225 nmNorthwest NW

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