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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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 08:34:00 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: 92%

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 Monday, December 31, 2012 at 08:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 10' North, Longitude: 94° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.52 meters/second, 1582.3 km/hour, 983.2 miles/hour or 854.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.39 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.3"983.00 miwest0° 09' 08.1"10.47 misouth983.34 mi
24 hours11° 02' 20.5"746.49 mieast3° 54' 12.1"268.28 misouth797.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Santa María HuatulcoMon 2:34 AM433 km269 miles234 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EscuintlaMon 2:34 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tuxtla GutierrezMon 2:34 AM544 km338 miles294 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaMon 2:34 AM547 km340 miles295 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaMon 2:34 AM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaMon 2:34 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorMon 2:34 AM644 km400 miles348 nmEast-northeast ENE
San MiguelMon 2:34 AM746 km464 miles403 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoMon 2:34 AM749 km465 miles404 nmNorthwest NW
VeracruzMon 2:34 AM788 km490 miles425 nmNorth N

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