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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: 38%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 27' North, Longitude: 94° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.80 meters/second, 1558.1 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.7"967.92 miwest0° 07' 50.0"8.98 misouth968.27 mi
24 hours11° 34' 22.0"771.65 mieast3° 29' 44.7"240.32 misouth813.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tuxtla Gutierrez *Tue 8:10 AM208 km129 miles112 nmNortheast NE
San Cristobal de las Casas *Tue 8:10 AM246 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
Oaxaca *Tue 8:10 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorthwest NW
EscuintlaTue 7:10 AM421 km262 miles227 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaTue 7:10 AM438 km272 miles237 nmEast-southeast ESE
Veracruz *Tue 8:10 AM448 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Santa AnaTue 7:10 AM558 km347 miles301 nmEast-southeast ESE
Acapulco *Tue 8:10 AM600 km373 miles324 nmWest-northwest WNW
San SalvadorTue 7:10 AM605 km376 miles327 nmEast-southeast ESE
Punta GordaTue 7:10 AM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E

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