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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: 22%

Previous phaseThird QuarterSaturday, September 8, 2012 at 1:17 PM
Next phaseNew MoonSunday, September 16, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 20' North, Longitude: 94° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 30' 19.6"957.84 miwest0° 06' 49.6"7.83 misouth958.17 mi
24 hours11° 50' 49.6"782.36 mieast3° 08' 28.2"215.99 misouth817.66 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Oaxaca *Tue 9:34 AM188 km117 miles102 nmWest W
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 9:34 AM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-southeast ESE
Santa María Huatulco *Tue 9:34 AM220 km137 miles119 nmSouthwest SW
Villahermosa *Tue 9:34 AM234 km145 miles126 nmEast-northeast ENE
Veracruz *Tue 9:34 AM240 km149 miles130 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cuernavaca *Tue 9:34 AM482 km300 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Tue 9:34 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-northwest WNW
Acapulco *Tue 9:34 AM530 km330 miles286 nmWest W
EscuintlaTue 8:34 AM561 km348 miles303 nmSoutheast SE
GuatemalaTue 8:34 AM563 km350 miles304 nmEast-southeast ESE
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