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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: 31%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:16 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:11 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 10, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 101° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.63 meters/second, 1521.5 km/hour, 945.4 miles/hour or 821.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.76 miwest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 misouth15.76 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.9"945.09 miwest0° 04' 29.0"5.14 misouth945.32 mi
24 hours11° 53' 18.8"774.74 mieast2° 14' 30.5"154.18 misouth795.00 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Morelia *Mon 9:10 AM18 km11 miles9 nmEast-northeast ENE
Querétaro *Mon 9:10 AM145 km90 miles78 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Mon 9:10 AM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Mexico City *Mon 9:10 AM232 km144 miles125 nmEast E
Cuernavaca *Mon 9:10 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
Guadalajara *Mon 9:10 AM241 km150 miles130 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tizayuca *Mon 9:10 AM248 km154 miles134 nmEast E
Colima *Mon 9:10 AM255 km158 miles137 nmWest W
Aguascalientes *Mon 9:10 AM267 km166 miles144 nmNorth-northwest NNW
San Luis Potosi *Mon 9:10 AM283 km176 miles153 nmNorth N

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