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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 Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 06:48:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterFriday, December 2, 2011 at 9:53 AM
Next phaseFull MoonSaturday, December 10, 2011 at 2:38 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 06:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 31' North, Longitude: 107° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 413.99 meters/second, 1490.4 km/hour, 926.1 miles/hour or 804.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"15.43 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 minorth15.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 05.3"925.69 miwest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 minorth925.65 mi
24 hours12° 27' 11.1"795.93 mieast0° 14' 34.0"16.70 misouth796.79 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanFri 11:48 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
Cabo San LucasFri 11:48 PM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
TepicFri 11:48 PM323 km201 miles175 nmEast-southeast ESE
Puerto VallartaSat 12:48 AM342 km212 miles185 nmSoutheast SE
GuadalajaraSat 12:48 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
FresnilloSat 12:48 AM515 km320 miles278 nmEast E
ColimaSat 12:48 AM560 km348 miles302 nmSoutheast SE
AguascalientesSat 12:48 AM575 km358 miles311 nmEast E
LeonSat 12:48 AM651 km405 miles352 nmEast-southeast ESE
ChihuahuaFri 11:48 PM701 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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