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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: 85%

Previous phaseFirst QuarterThursday, December 20, 2012 at 5:19 AM
Next phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 24, 2012 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' North, Longitude: 119° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"15.97 miwest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.2"957.99 miwest0° 05' 49.2"6.67 minorth957.75 mi
24 hours11° 20' 18.7"747.51 mieast1° 56' 51.0"133.96 minorth755.30 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanSun 9:40 PM1462 km908 miles789 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 9:40 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TijuanaSun 8:40 PM1662 km1032 miles897 nmNorth N
San DiegoSun 8:40 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraSun 10:40 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmEast-northeast ENE
MexicaliSun 8:40 PM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesSun 8:40 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmNorth N
AguascalientesSun 10:40 PM1823 km1133 miles985 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSun 10:40 PM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 9:40 PM1886 km1172 miles1019 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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