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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 Wednesday, December 5, 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: 62%

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 Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 25' North, Longitude: 112° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.85 meters/second, 1608.6 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.1"999.45 miwest0° 10' 51.6"12.44 misouth999.70 mi
24 hours11° 06' 55.4"764.06 mieast4° 30' 12.9"309.45 misouth826.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 6:34 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 6:34 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 5:34 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 6:34 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:34 AM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 6:34 AM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 5:34 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 6:34 AM2581 km1604 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:34 AM2684 km1668 miles1449 nmEast-southeast ESE
San SalvadorWed 6:34 AM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmEast-northeast ENE
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