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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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 08:10:00 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: 92%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 31, 2012 at 08:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 14' North, Longitude: 89° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.41 meters/second, 1581.9 km/hour, 982.9 miles/hour or 854.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.38 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.0"982.77 miwest0° 09' 06.7"10.44 misouth983.11 mi
24 hours11° 02' 27.7"746.46 mieast3° 53' 42.3"267.71 misouth797.61 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
San VicenteMon 2:10 AM161 km100 miles87 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorMon 2:10 AM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
San MiguelMon 2:10 AM171 km107 miles93 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaMon 2:10 AM201 km125 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeónMon 2:10 AM243 km151 miles131 nmEast E
TegucigalpaMon 2:10 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNortheast NE
EscuintlaMon 2:10 AM293 km182 miles158 nmNorthwest NW
GuatemalaMon 2:10 AM306 km190 miles165 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ManaguaMon 2:10 AM310 km193 miles167 nmEast E
MasayaMon 2:10 AM329 km204 miles178 nmEast E
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