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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 10:23 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:59 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 09:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 24' North, Longitude: 117° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.26 meters/second, 1559.7 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"968.96 miwest0° 07' 35.6"8.70 misouth969.30 mi
24 hours11° 11' 44.7"746.70 mieast3° 21' 11.0"230.51 misouth786.78 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 AM1397 km868 miles755 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanSun 2:20 AM1430 km888 miles772 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraSun 3:20 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 2:20 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesSun 3:20 AM1731 km1076 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonSun 3:20 AM1764 km1096 miles952 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoSun 3:20 AM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmEast E
San Luis PotosiSun 3:20 AM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaSun 1:20 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth N
San DiegoSun 1:20 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorth N
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