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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: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 11:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' North, Longitude: 101° 56' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.25 meters/second, 1509.3 km/hour, 937.8 miles/hour or 815.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.3"937.52 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 misouth937.57 mi
24 hours11° 42' 41.7"756.69 mieast0° 50' 40.0"58.09 misouth761.01 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 6:16 AM34 km21 miles18 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Sat 6:16 AM106 km66 miles57 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Guadalajara *Sat 6:16 AM151 km94 miles81 nmWest-southwest WSW
Morelia *Sat 6:16 AM159 km99 miles86 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Querétaro *Sat 6:16 AM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
San Luis Potosi *Sat 6:16 AM166 km103 miles90 nmNortheast NE
Fresnillo *Sat 6:16 AM264 km164 miles143 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Colima *Sat 6:16 AM266 km165 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
Tepic *Sat 5:16 AM313 km195 miles169 nmWest-northwest WNW
Mexico City *Sat 6:16 AM338 km210 miles183 nmEast-southeast ESE

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