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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 13:20:00 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: 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
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 AM748 km464 miles404 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Mon 8:20 AM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Mon 8:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Mon 8:20 AM897 km558 miles485 nmEast E
Mexico City *Mon 8:20 AM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E

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