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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 13:34:00 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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' North, Longitude: 111° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.71 meters/second, 1536.2 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.5 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"954.26 miwest0° 05' 47.4"6.64 misouth954.54 mi
24 hours11° 36' 31.0"763.25 mieast2° 43' 15.4"187.11 misouth791.30 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 8:34 AM729 km453 miles394 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Mon 7:34 AM785 km488 miles424 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Mon 8:34 AM917 km570 miles495 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Mon 8:34 AM1063 km660 miles574 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Mon 8:34 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Mon 8:34 AM1202 km747 miles649 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 6:34 AM1214 km754 miles655 nmNorth N
Acapulco *Mon 8:34 AM1253 km779 miles677 nmEast E
Chihuahua *Mon 7:34 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Mon 8:34 AM1328 km825 miles717 nmEast E

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