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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Monday, October 8, 2012 at 1:10:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' North, Longitude: 105° 51' West

The ground speed is currently 426.62 meters/second, 1535.8 kilometres/hour, 954.3 miles/hour or 829.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.90 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.1"954.05 miWest0° 05' 45.3"6.60 miSouth954.33 mi
24 hours11° 36' 34.4"763.15 miEast2° 42' 25.4"186.15 miSouth790.96 mi

Locations with the Moon near zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Manzanillo *Mon 8:10 AM190 km118 miles103 nmEast-northeast ENE
Colima *Mon 8:10 AM255 km158 miles137 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 8:10 AM278 km173 miles150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 8:10 AM382 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
Tepic *Mon 7:10 AM383 km238 miles207 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Leon *Mon 8:10 AM547 km340 miles295 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Mon 8:10 AM555 km345 miles300 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 7:10 AM563 km350 miles304 nmNorth N
Zacatecas *Mon 8:10 AM614 km382 miles332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Querétaro *Mon 8:10 AM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE

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