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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: 96%
Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, December 28, 2012 at 10:22 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:58 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 24' North
Longitude: 117° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.8 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.9"969.04 miwest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 misouth969.38 mi
24 hours11° 11' 44.1"746.75 mieast3° 21' 12.7"230.56 misouth786.84 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaSun 3:20 AM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanSun 2:20 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraSun 3:20 AM1610 km1000 miles869 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 2:20 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesSun 3:20 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSun 3:20 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoSun 3:20 AM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmEast E
San Luis PotosiSun 3:20 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaSun 1:20 AM1899 km1180 miles1025 nmNorth N
San DiegoSun 1:20 AM1919 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
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