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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 01:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 43' North, Longitude: 109° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.30 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' 43.0"1005.05 miwest0° 11' 14.5"12.87 minorth1005.05 mi
24 hours10° 49' 32.6"748.04 mieast4° 21' 13.1"299.17 minorth803.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 7:02 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 7:02 PM2107 km1309 miles1137 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:02 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 7:02 PM2268 km1409 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:02 PM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast E
MazatlanWed 6:02 PM2298 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth N
VeracruzWed 7:02 PM2352 km1461 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 7:02 PM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorWed 7:02 PM2574 km1600 miles1390 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaWed 7:02 PM2784 km1730 miles1503 nmEast-northeast ENE
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