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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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 01:36:00 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: 68%

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 Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 07' North, Longitude: 96° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.56 meters/second, 1589.6 km/hour, 987.8 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.3"987.59 miwest0° 09' 15.5"10.61 minorth987.38 mi
24 hours10° 51' 31.8"737.07 mieast3° 26' 02.9"236.07 minorth769.40 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoFri 7:36 PM521 km324 miles281 nmNorth N
OaxacaFri 7:36 PM660 km410 miles356 nmNorth N
EscuintlaFri 7:36 PM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 7:36 PM708 km440 miles382 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 7:36 PM728 km452 miles393 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoFri 7:36 PM750 km466 miles405 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaFri 7:36 PM790 km491 miles427 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 7:36 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-northeast ENE
VeracruzFri 7:36 PM892 km554 miles482 nmNorth N
San MiguelFri 7:36 PM912 km567 miles493 nmEast-northeast ENE
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