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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 09:46:00 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 09:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 59' North, Longitude: 112° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.82 meters/second, 1583.4 km/hour, 983.9 miles/hour or 855.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.40 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 32' 15.5"983.70 miwest0° 09' 12.3"10.55 misouth984.03 mi
24 hours11° 01' 59.7"746.61 mieast3° 55' 40.7"269.97 misouth798.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaMon 3:46 AM1221 km759 miles659 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraMon 3:46 AM1360 km845 miles734 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanMon 2:46 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoMon 3:46 AM1444 km897 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonMon 3:46 AM1525 km947 miles823 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesMon 3:46 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNortheast NE
Mexico CityMon 3:46 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiMon 3:46 AM1653 km1027 miles892 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloMon 2:46 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmNorth N
VeracruzMon 3:46 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmEast-northeast ENE

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