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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' North, Longitude: 112° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.13 meters/second, 1559.3 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.0"968.66 miwest0° 07' 56.1"9.09 misouth969.01 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.21 mieast3° 31' 58.4"242.87 misouth815.21 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 9:24 AM939 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:24 AM1064 km661 miles574 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:24 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmNortheast NE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:24 AM1267 km787 miles684 nmNortheast NE
Leon *Tue 9:24 AM1282 km796 miles692 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Tue 9:24 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:24 AM1401 km870 miles756 nmNortheast NE
Mexico City *Tue 9:24 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 7:24 AM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Tue 9:24 AM1753 km1089 miles946 nmEast-northeast ENE
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