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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 20, 2012 at 00:42:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 00:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 39' North, Longitude: 104° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.32 meters/second, 1617.5 km/hour, 1005.1 miles/hour or 873.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.4"1005.02 miwest0° 11' 15.1"12.88 minorth1005.03 mi
24 hours10° 49' 40.8"748.18 mieast4° 21' 30.0"299.48 minorth804.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 6:42 PM1655 km1029 miles894 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:42 PM1727 km1073 miles932 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityWed 6:42 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 6:42 PM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth N
GuatemalaWed 6:42 PM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzWed 6:42 PM2052 km1275 miles1108 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San SalvadorWed 6:42 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 6:42 PM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth N
MazatlanWed 5:42 PM2283 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 6:42 PM2290 km1423 miles1236 nmEast-northeast ENE

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