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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 11' North, Longitude: 103° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.58 meters/second, 1535.7 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.90 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"953.96 miwest0° 05' 44.2"6.58 misouth954.24 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.8"763.11 mieast2° 42' 04.6"185.76 misouth790.82 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Mon 8:00 AM122 km76 miles66 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Manzanillo *Mon 8:00 AM134 km83 miles72 nmNorthwest NW
Ajijic *Mon 8:00 AM235 km146 miles127 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Mon 8:00 AM276 km171 miles149 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 8:00 AM329 km204 miles177 nmNorthwest NW
Leon *Mon 8:00 AM378 km235 miles204 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tepic *Mon 7:00 AM398 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Acapulco *Mon 8:00 AM400 km249 miles216 nmEast-southeast ESE
Querétaro *Mon 8:00 AM416 km258 miles225 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Mon 8:00 AM423 km263 miles229 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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