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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 = Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 1:08:00 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: 51%

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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 13:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 48' North, Longitude: 109° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.0 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.74 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 54.2"1004.67 miWest0° 11' 38.0"13.32 miSouth1004.81 mi
24 hours11° 24' 55.0"789.21 miEast4° 43' 31.1"324.67 miSouth853.51 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:08 AM1986 km1234 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 7:08 AM2200 km1367 miles1188 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsThu 7:08 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmEast E
Mexico CityThu 7:08 AM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 7:08 AM2363 km1469 miles1276 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 6:08 AM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 7:08 AM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 7:08 AM2544 km1581 miles1374 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorThu 7:08 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaThu 7:08 AM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmEast-northeast ENE

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