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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: 58%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 05' North, Longitude: 97° 29' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.72 miwest0° 00' 03.2"0.06 misouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 44.9"942.96 miwest0° 03' 22.4"3.87 misouth943.14 mi
24 hours11° 40' 28.9"758.66 mieast1° 47' 10.2"122.86 misouth772.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puebla *Sun 6:46 AM135 km84 miles73 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Veracruz *Sun 6:46 AM170 km105 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
Mexico City *Sun 6:46 AM188 km117 miles101 nmWest-southwest WSW
Querétaro *Sun 6:46 AM310 km192 miles167 nmWest W
Oaxaca *Sun 6:46 AM343 km213 miles185 nmSouth-southeast SSE
San Luis Potosi *Sun 6:46 AM430 km267 miles232 nmWest-northwest WNW
Acapulco *Sun 6:46 AM441 km274 miles238 nmSouthwest SW
Leon *Sun 6:46 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest-northwest WNW
Aguascalientes *Sun 6:46 AM538 km334 miles291 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Sun 6:46 AM590 km367 miles319 nmSoutheast SE
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