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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 48%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:42 AM
Next phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 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° 59' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.6"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 42.5"1005.09 miwest0° 11' 15.0"12.88 minorth1005.09 mi
24 hours10° 49' 40.4"748.23 mieast4° 21' 29.2"299.48 minorth804.04 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 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:42 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast-southeast ESE
Mexico CityWed 6:42 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 6:42 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 6:42 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:42 PM2066 km1284 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
San SalvadorWed 6:42 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesWed 6:42 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth N
MazatlanWed 5:42 PM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth N
ManaguaWed 6:42 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmEast-northeast ENE
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