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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: 100%

Previous phaseFull MoonMonday, October 29, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 50' North, Longitude: 116° 52' 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
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 31' 56.0"962.22 miwest0° 06' 30.2"7.46 minorth961.98 mi
24 hours11° 20' 06.4"750.60 mieast2° 13' 40.3"153.22 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 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanTue 12:50 AM1301 km808 miles703 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 12:50 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 1:50 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 1:50 AM1627 km1011 miles879 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonTue 1:50 AM1666 km1035 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Tue 12:50 AM1740 km1081 miles940 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Tue 12:50 AM1757 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
San Diego *Tue 12:50 AM1760 km1094 miles951 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiTue 1:50 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmEast-northeast ENE

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