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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, December 21, 2012 at 1:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 58%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:20 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:23 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 21, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 10' North, Longitude: 106° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.50 meters/second, 1607.4 km/hour, 998.8 miles/hour or 867.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.65 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.6"998.69 miWest0° 10' 24.5"11.92 miNorth998.57 mi
24 hours10° 45' 49.0"738.74 miEast3° 57' 13.4"271.72 miNorth783.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:36 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:36 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:36 PM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 7:36 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 7:36 PM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 7:36 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 6:36 PM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiThu 7:36 PM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 7:36 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 7:36 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE

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