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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 = Monday, December 24, 2012 at 4:40:00 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: 85%

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 Monday, December 24, 2012 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 39' North, Longitude: 118° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 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"957.93 miWest0° 05' 49.3"6.67 miNorth957.70 mi
24 hours11° 20' 18.0"747.45 miEast1° 56' 53.2"133.99 miNorth755.25 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 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 9:40 PM1501 km933 miles810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TijuanaSun 8:40 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraSun 10:40 PM1665 km1035 miles899 nmEast-northeast ENE
San DiegoSun 8:40 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth N
MexicaliSun 8:40 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth N
AguascalientesSun 10:40 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesSun 8:40 PM1817 km1129 miles981 nmNorth N
LeonSun 10:40 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 9:40 PM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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