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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 = Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 4:52:00 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: 99%

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 Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 87° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.41 meters/second, 1509.9 km/hour, 938.2 miles/hour or 815.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 39.7"937.88 miWest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 miSouth937.92 mi
24 hours11° 43' 29.3"757.89 miEast0° 45' 32.6"52.22 miSouth761.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Playa del CarmenWed 10:52 PM30 km19 miles16 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CancúnWed 10:52 PM45 km28 miles24 nmNortheast NE
CozumelWed 10:52 PM48 km30 miles26 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MeridaWed 10:52 PM255 km159 miles138 nmWest W
ChetumalWed 10:52 PM290 km180 miles156 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San PedroWed 10:52 PM338 km210 miles183 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Orange Walk TownWed 10:52 PM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Belize CityWed 10:52 PM390 km242 miles211 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pinar del RíoWed 11:52 PM397 km247 miles214 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanWed 10:52 PM436 km271 miles236 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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