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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 1:20:00 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 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 09' North, Longitude: 108° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.66 meters/second, 1536.0 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miSouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.2"954.14 miWest0° 05' 46.2"6.61 miSouth954.42 mi
24 hours11° 36' 33.0"763.19 miEast2° 42' 46.3"186.55 miSouth791.10 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 8:20 AM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
Colima *Mon 8:20 AM495 km308 miles267 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tepic *Mon 7:20 AM513 km319 miles277 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Mon 8:20 AM588 km365 miles317 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Mon 7:20 AM594 km369 miles321 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 8:20 AM750 km466 miles405 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Mon 8:20 AM766 km476 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Mon 8:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Mon 8:20 AM903 km561 miles488 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 8:20 AM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E

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