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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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' North, Longitude: 111° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.12 meters/second, 1559.2 km/hour, 968.9 miles/hour or 841.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"968.63 miwest0° 07' 55.9"9.09 misouth968.98 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.19 mieast3° 31' 53.1"242.77 misouth815.16 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 *Tue 9:20 AM882 km548 miles476 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:20 AM1024 km636 miles553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:20 AM1043 km648 miles563 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:20 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Tue 9:20 AM1218 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
Acapulco *Tue 9:20 AM1244 km773 miles672 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:20 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 9:20 AM1386 km861 miles748 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 7:20 AM1525 km948 miles824 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Tue 9:20 AM1681 km1044 miles908 nmEast-northeast ENE

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