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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 86%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 08:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 14' North
Longitude: 86° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.10 meters/second, 1602.4 km/hour, 995.7 miles/hour or 865.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.59 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"995.62 miwest0° 10' 22.6"11.89 misouth995.90 mi
24 hours10° 58' 57.7"751.94 mieast4° 19' 26.6"297.15 misouth811.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AlajuelaTue 2:44 AM326 km203 miles176 nmNortheast NE
San JoseTue 2:44 AM333 km207 miles180 nmNortheast NE
MasayaTue 2:44 AM417 km259 miles225 nmNorth N
ManaguaTue 2:44 AM435 km270 miles235 nmNorth N
DavidTue 3:44 AM457 km284 miles247 nmEast E
MatagalpaTue 2:44 AM524 km326 miles283 nmNorth N
San MiguelTue 2:44 AM606 km377 miles327 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santiago de VeraguasTue 3:44 AM617 km383 miles333 nmEast E
TegucigalpaTue 2:44 AM651 km405 miles352 nmNorth N
San SalvadorTue 2:44 AM669 km416 miles361 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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