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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 1:59 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 13' North, Longitude: 102° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 418.43 meters/second, 1506.3 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' 34.0"935.73 miwest0° 00' 30.7"0.59 minorth935.70 mi
24 hours11° 49' 39.7"762.87 mieast0° 15' 28.9"17.75 misouth763.74 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Leon *Sat 7:36 AM66 km41 miles35 nmEast E
Aguascalientes *Sat 7:36 AM70 km43 miles38 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 7:36 AM123 km76 miles66 nmWest-southwest WSW
San Luis Potosi *Sat 7:36 AM174 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
Morelia *Sat 7:36 AM206 km128 miles111 nmSoutheast SE
Ixtlán del Río *Sat 6:36 AM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
Querétaro *Sat 7:36 AM213 km132 miles115 nmEast-southeast ESE
Fresnillo *Sat 7:36 AM223 km139 miles121 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Colima *Sat 7:36 AM263 km163 miles142 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tepic *Sat 6:36 AM268 km166 miles145 nmWest W
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