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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 1:52:00 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: 59%

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 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' North, Longitude: 110° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.46 meters/second, 1607.3 km/hour, 998.7 miles/hour or 867.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.64 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.64 mi
1 hour14° 33' 05.6"998.59 miWest0° 10' 23.8"11.91 miNorth998.47 mi
24 hours10° 45' 50.1"738.68 miEast3° 56' 55.1"271.37 miNorth783.38 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 7:52 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 7:52 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonThu 7:52 PM1829 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 6:52 PM1834 km1140 miles990 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 7:52 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 7:52 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiThu 7:52 PM1964 km1220 miles1061 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 7:52 PM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaThu 7:52 PM2366 km1470 miles1277 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 6:52 PM2422 km1505 miles1308 nmNorth N

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