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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: 49%

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 01:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 119° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 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' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 32' 44.0"1004.96 miwest0° 11' 13.5"12.85 minorth1004.96 mi
24 hours10° 49' 17.5"747.67 mieast4° 20' 40.9"298.56 minorth803.11 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GuadalajaraWed 7:42 PM2640 km1640 miles1425 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 7:42 PM2645 km1643 miles1428 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityWed 7:42 PM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 6:42 PM3041 km1889 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AdamstownWed 5:42 PM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Galapagos IslandsWed 7:42 PM3356 km2085 miles1812 nmEast E
GuatemalaWed 7:42 PM3439 km2137 miles1857 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesWed 5:42 PM3458 km2148 miles1867 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 6:42 PM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Easter Island *Wed 8:42 PM3487 km2167 miles1883 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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