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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 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 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: 116° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.22 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"968.87 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 misouth969.21 mi
24 hours11° 34' 20.9"772.37 mieast3° 32' 35.0"243.57 misouth815.57 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 AM1379 km857 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Tue 8:44 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
Guadalajara *Tue 9:44 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 7:44 AM1650 km1026 miles891 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Tue 9:44 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Tue 9:44 AM1744 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
Acapulco *Tue 9:44 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmEast E
San Luis Potosi *Tue 9:44 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 7:44 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Tue 7:44 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth N

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