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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 12:24:00 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: 71%

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 12:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' North, Longitude: 121° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 km/hour, 988.9 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"988.77 miwest0° 09' 42.5"11.12 misouth989.09 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.0"749.26 mieast4° 06' 52.6"282.77 misouth804.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 5:24 AM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 6:24 AM2216 km1377 miles1197 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 5:24 AM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 6:24 AM2374 km1475 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoTue 6:24 AM2404 km1494 miles1298 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaTue 4:24 AM2471 km1535 miles1334 nmNorth N
San DiegoTue 4:24 AM2489 km1546 miles1344 nmNorth N
MexicaliTue 4:24 AM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 6:24 AM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 4:24 AM2619 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth N

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