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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 19%

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 Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 22' North, Longitude: 104° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.14 meters/second, 1602.5 km/hour, 995.8 miles/hour or 865.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"16.59 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 misouth16.60 mi
1 hour14° 30' 47.3"995.62 miwest0° 11' 17.7"12.94 misouth995.91 mi
24 hours11° 47' 20.5"808.76 mieast4° 43' 36.6"324.80 misouth874.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Acapulco *Thu 10:28 AM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico City *Thu 10:28 AM1453 km903 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Thu 10:28 AM1477 km918 miles797 nmNorth N
Leon *Thu 10:28 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth N
Veracruz *Thu 10:28 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Thu 10:28 AM1620 km1006 miles874 nmNorth N
San Luis Potosi *Thu 10:28 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaThu 9:28 AM1718 km1067 miles927 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mazatlan *Thu 9:28 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth N
Santa AnaThu 9:28 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast-northeast ENE

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