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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 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 21' North
Longitude: 106° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.03 meters/second, 1558.9 km/hour, 968.7 miles/hour or 841.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.14 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 02.9"968.50 miwest0° 07' 54.1"9.06 misouth968.84 mi
24 hours11° 34' 21.3"772.09 mieast3° 31' 16.5"242.09 misouth814.86 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Colima *Tue 9:00 AM530 km329 miles286 nmNortheast NE
Puerto Vallarta *Tue 9:00 AM601 km373 miles324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:00 AM683 km424 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 9:00 AM734 km456 miles396 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Tue 9:00 AM828 km514 miles447 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:00 AM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:00 AM872 km542 miles471 nmNorth N
Mexico City *Tue 9:00 AM914 km568 miles494 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:00 AM959 km596 miles518 nmNortheast NE
Veracruz *Tue 9:00 AM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
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