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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 Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 10:20:00 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: 87%

Previous phaseFull MoonWednesday, November 28, 2012 at 2:47 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 2, 2012 at 10:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 18' North, Longitude: 113° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.03 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.99 miwest0° 00' 06.1"0.12 misouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.7"959.48 miwest0° 06' 16.6"7.20 misouth959.78 mi
24 hours11° 15' 08.9"743.27 mieast2° 52' 00.5"197.12 misouth774.22 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaSun 4:20 AM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanSun 3:20 AM990 km615 miles534 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraSun 4:20 AM1134 km704 miles612 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesSun 4:20 AM1280 km795 miles691 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSun 4:20 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 3:20 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiSun 4:20 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoSun 4:20 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmEast E
Mexico CitySun 4:20 AM1538 km956 miles830 nmEast E
MexicaliSun 2:20 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth N
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