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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: 68%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 10:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 58' North, Longitude: 94° 25' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.23 meters/second, 1509.2 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 814.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"937.47 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth937.52 mi
24 hours11° 42' 42.4"756.67 mieast0° 49' 27.1"56.70 misouth760.83 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Sat 5:46 AM269 km167 miles145 nmSouthwest SW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sat 5:46 AM485 km301 miles262 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Oaxaca *Sat 5:46 AM495 km308 miles267 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Merida *Sat 5:46 AM498 km309 miles269 nmEast E
Mexico City *Sat 5:46 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Sat 5:46 AM552 km343 miles298 nmWest-southwest WSW
Santa María Huatulco *Sat 5:46 AM603 km374 miles325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Querétaro *Sat 5:46 AM625 km388 miles337 nmWest W
Matamoros *Sat 5:46 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Orange Walk TownSat 4:46 AM692 km430 miles373 nmEast-southeast ESE
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