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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 16' North, Longitude: 114° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.18 meters/second, 1559.4 km/hour, 969.0 miles/hour or 842.0 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"968.78 miwest0° 07' 57.0"9.11 misouth969.12 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.30 mieast3° 32' 18.7"243.26 misouth815.41 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 9:34 AM1176 km731 miles635 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:34 AM1248 km775 miles674 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:34 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmEast-northeast ENE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:34 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Tue 9:34 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 7:34 AM1579 km981 miles852 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Acapulco *Tue 9:34 AM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:34 AM1647 km1024 miles890 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico City *Tue 9:34 AM1731 km1075 miles935 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 7:34 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth N

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