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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 Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 07:50:00 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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 49' North, Longitude: 116° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.27 meters/second, 1549.0 km/hour, 962.5 miles/hour or 836.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.13 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.0"962.23 miwest0° 06' 30.3"7.46 minorth961.99 mi
24 hours11° 20' 05.8"750.60 mieast2° 13' 42.5"153.26 minorth761.57 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaTue 1:50 AM1269 km788 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanTue 12:50 AM1278 km794 miles690 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 1:50 AM1459 km907 miles788 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 12:50 AM1473 km915 miles795 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 1:50 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonTue 1:50 AM1639 km1019 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 12:50 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiTue 1:50 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexicali *Tue 12:50 AM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth N
San Diego *Tue 12:50 AM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth N
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