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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 Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 10:10:00 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: 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 10:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' North, Longitude: 129° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.49 meters/second, 1560.6 km/hour, 969.7 miles/hour or 842.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 31' 47.0"969.47 miwest0° 07' 39.2"8.77 misouth969.81 mi
24 hours11° 11' 20.3"746.62 mieast3° 22' 30.5"232.03 misouth787.14 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
TijuanaSun 2:10 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoSun 2:10 AM2291 km1424 miles1237 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los AngelesSun 2:10 AM2359 km1466 miles1273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliSun 2:10 AM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 3:10 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA)Sun 2:10 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanSun 3:10 AM2563 km1593 miles1384 nmEast-northeast ENE
San FranciscoSun 2:10 AM2582 km1604 miles1394 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixSun 3:10 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
Las VegasSun 2:10 AM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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