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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 12:34:00 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: 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 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 123° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.12 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 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"0.19 misouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.3"988.85 miwest0° 09' 43.0"11.13 misouth989.17 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.4"749.33 mieast4° 07' 04.2"282.99 misouth805.04 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 5:34 AM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 5:34 AM2440 km1516 miles1317 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 6:34 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaTue 4:34 AM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoTue 4:34 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliTue 4:34 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 6:34 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoTue 6:34 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 4:34 AM2662 km1654 miles1437 nmNorth N
PhoenixTue 5:34 AM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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