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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 1:26:00 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 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' North, Longitude: 93° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.60 meters/second, 1589.8 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.46 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.4"987.68 miWest0° 09' 16.0"10.62 miNorth987.47 mi
24 hours10° 51' 28.0"737.06 miEast3° 26' 17.3"236.35 miNorth769.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaFri 7:26 PM482 km300 miles260 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaFri 7:26 PM526 km327 miles284 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaFri 7:26 PM561 km349 miles303 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorFri 7:26 PM577 km358 miles311 nmEast-northeast ENE
Santa María HuatulcoFri 7:26 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 7:26 PM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth N
San MiguelFri 7:26 PM665 km413 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaFri 7:26 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Punta GordaFri 7:26 PM773 km480 miles417 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaFri 7:26 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast-northeast ENE

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