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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 13:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 06' North, Longitude: 115° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.77 meters/second, 1536.4 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 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' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.3"954.40 miwest0° 05' 48.9"6.66 misouth954.69 mi
24 hours11° 36' 28.7"763.32 mieast2° 43' 48.8"187.74 misouth791.53 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 7:50 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 8:50 AM1117 km694 miles603 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 6:50 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 8:50 AM1311 km814 miles708 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Mon 8:50 AM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Mon 8:50 AM1489 km926 miles804 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Mon 8:50 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 6:50 AM1606 km998 miles867 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Mon 6:50 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNorth N
San Diego *Mon 6:50 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmNorth N

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