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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 Thursday, December 6, 2012 at 13:32:00 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: 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 13:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' North, Longitude: 115° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 53.3"1004.70 miwest0° 11' 38.5"13.33 misouth1004.84 mi
24 hours11° 25' 19.2"789.71 mieast4° 43' 38.0"324.80 misouth853.98 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:32 AM2394 km1487 miles1292 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:32 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 6:32 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 7:32 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:32 AM2653 km1648 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 7:32 AM2905 km1805 miles1569 nmEast E
HermosilloThu 6:32 AM3065 km1904 miles1655 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 7:32 AM3099 km1926 miles1673 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 7:32 AM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmEast-northeast ENE
Easter Island *Thu 8:32 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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