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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 00:52:00 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 00:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 41' North, Longitude: 107° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.31 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' 42.6"1005.00 miwest0° 11' 14.8"12.88 minorth1005.01 mi
24 hours10° 49' 37.0"748.09 mieast4° 21' 22.1"299.32 minorth803.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 6:52 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 6:52 PM1991 km1237 miles1075 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuadalajaraWed 6:52 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 6:52 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 6:52 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 6:52 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaWed 6:52 PM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanWed 5:52 PM2274 km1413 miles1228 nmNorth N
San SalvadorWed 6:52 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 6:52 PM2525 km1569 miles1364 nmEast-northeast ENE

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