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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: 50%

Previous phaseFull MoonFriday, August 31, 2012 at 2:00 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 97° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.44 meters/second, 1506.4 km/hour, 936.0 miles/hour or 813.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.60 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth15.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.4"935.69 miwest0° 00' 32.8"0.63 minorth935.66 mi
24 hours11° 49' 34.2"762.73 mieast0° 14' 37.8"16.77 misouth763.54 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tizayuca *Sat 7:16 AM238 km148 miles129 nmSouthwest SW
Veracruz *Sat 7:16 AM251 km156 miles135 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Mexico City *Sat 7:16 AM281 km175 miles152 nmSouthwest SW
Cuernavaca *Sat 7:16 AM329 km204 miles177 nmSouthwest SW
Querétaro *Sat 7:16 AM337 km210 miles182 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Luis Potosi *Sat 7:16 AM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-northwest WNW
Oaxaca *Sat 7:16 AM463 km287 miles250 nmSouth S
Leon *Sat 7:16 AM465 km289 miles251 nmWest W
Matamoros *Sat 7:16 AM515 km320 miles278 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Sat 7:16 AM531 km330 miles286 nmWest W
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