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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 11:34:00 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 11:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' North, Longitude: 109° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.89 meters/second, 1590.8 km/hour, 988.5 miles/hour or 859.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.47 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 misouth16.47 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.1"988.33 miwest0° 09' 39.6"11.07 misouth988.65 mi
24 hours11° 01' 04.1"748.91 mieast4° 05' 54.7"281.67 misouth804.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaTue 5:34 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoTue 5:34 AM1203 km748 miles650 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 5:34 AM1264 km785 miles682 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonTue 5:34 AM1404 km872 miles758 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanTue 4:34 AM1415 km879 miles764 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 5:34 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 5:34 AM1442 km896 miles779 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiTue 5:34 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzTue 5:34 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 4:34 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth N

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