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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: 37%

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 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 15' North, Longitude: 117° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.23 meters/second, 1559.6 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 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"968.88 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.13 misouth969.23 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.38 mieast3° 32' 37.0"243.61 misouth815.59 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 9:44 AM1405 km873 miles758 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:44 AM1440 km895 miles778 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:44 AM1590 km988 miles858 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 7:44 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:44 AM1739 km1080 miles939 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Tue 9:44 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Tue 9:44 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:44 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 7:44 AM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth N
San Diego *Tue 7:44 AM1935 km1202 miles1045 nmNorth N

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