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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 12:44:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 31' North, Longitude: 126° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 26.4"988.94 miWest0° 09' 43.6"11.14 miSouth989.26 mi
24 hours11° 01' 05.7"749.40 miEast4° 07' 15.7"283.21 miSouth805.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 5:44 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 5:44 AM2590 km1609 miles1398 nmNortheast NE
TijuanaTue 4:44 AM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoTue 4:44 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesTue 4:44 AM2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixTue 5:44 AM2916 km1812 miles1574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San FranciscoTue 4:44 AM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNorth N
Las VegasTue 4:44 AM3045 km1892 miles1644 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 6:44 AM3056 km1899 miles1650 nmEast-northeast ENE
KiritimatiWed 2:44 AM3585 km2228 miles1936 nmWest-southwest WSW

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