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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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 08:14:00 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: 98%

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 Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 08:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 05' North, Longitude: 111° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.56 meters/second, 1528.4 km/hour, 949.7 miles/hour or 825.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.83 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 minorth15.83 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.5"949.42 miwest0° 04' 28.5"5.13 minorth949.22 mi
24 hours11° 31' 57.0"754.01 mieast1° 22' 21.5"94.42 minorth756.73 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto VallartaWed 2:14 AM634 km394 miles342 nmEast-northeast ENE
MazatlanWed 1:14 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 2:14 AM827 km514 miles446 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 2:14 AM964 km599 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
LeonWed 2:14 AM1006 km625 miles543 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiWed 2:14 AM1105 km687 miles597 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloWed 1:14 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorth N
ChihuahuaWed 1:14 AM1173 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoWed 2:14 AM1205 km749 miles650 nmEast E
Mexico CityWed 2:14 AM1255 km780 miles678 nmEast E

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