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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 01:52:00 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 01:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 10' North, Longitude: 100° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.50 meters/second, 1589.4 km/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 33' 01.0"987.45 miwest0° 09' 14.6"10.59 minorth987.24 mi
24 hours10° 51' 38.2"737.08 mieast3° 25' 39.7"235.63 minorth769.27 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoFri 7:52 PM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
Santa María HuatulcoFri 7:52 PM659 km409 miles356 nmNortheast NE
OaxacaFri 7:52 PM748 km465 miles404 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityFri 7:52 PM920 km572 miles497 nmNorth N
Tuxtla GutierrezFri 7:52 PM975 km606 miles527 nmNortheast NE
VeracruzFri 7:52 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 7:52 PM1105 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
GuadalajaraFri 7:52 PM1108 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
LeonFri 7:52 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaFri 7:52 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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