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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 58%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 97° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.65 meters/second, 1517.9 km/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"942.89 miwest0° 03' 22.3"3.87 misouth943.07 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.9"758.60 mieast1° 47' 07.6"122.81 misouth772.60 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Veracruz *Sun 6:46 AM148 km92 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
Puebla *Sun 6:46 AM152 km94 miles82 nmSouthwest SW
Tizayuca *Sun 6:46 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest W
Mexico City *Sun 6:46 AM214 km133 miles116 nmWest-southwest WSW
Cuernavaca *Sun 6:46 AM247 km153 miles133 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Sun 6:46 AM337 km210 miles182 nmWest W
Oaxaca *Sun 6:46 AM338 km210 miles182 nmSouth S
San Luis Potosi *Sun 6:46 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
Acapulco *Sun 6:46 AM459 km285 miles248 nmSouthwest SW
Santa María Huatulco *Sun 6:46 AM480 km298 miles259 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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