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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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:34:00 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: 72%

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 Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 10:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' North, Longitude: 94° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.65 meters/second, 1589.9 km/hour, 987.9 miles/hour or 858.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.6"987.79 miwest0° 09' 36.4"11.00 misouth988.12 mi
24 hours11° 01' 03.6"748.51 mieast4° 04' 44.2"280.32 misouth803.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
EscuintlaTue 4:34 AM561 km348 miles303 nmNortheast NE
Santa María HuatulcoTue 4:34 AM582 km361 miles314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
GuatemalaTue 4:34 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNortheast NE
Santa AnaTue 4:34 AM646 km402 miles349 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorTue 4:34 AM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezTue 4:34 AM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
OaxacaTue 4:34 AM725 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San MiguelTue 4:34 AM754 km468 miles407 nmEast-northeast ENE
Punta GordaTue 4:34 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNortheast NE
TegucigalpaTue 4:34 AM874 km543 miles472 nmEast-northeast ENE
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