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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: 55%

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, November 6, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 105° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.56 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"978.60 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 misouth978.94 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.8"757.83 mieast3° 49' 09.2"262.51 misouth807.05 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 6:34 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaTue 6:34 AM820 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraTue 6:34 AM848 km527 miles458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 6:34 AM940 km584 miles508 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 6:34 AM954 km593 miles515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoTue 6:34 AM992 km617 miles536 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaTue 6:34 AM999 km621 miles539 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 6:34 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiTue 6:34 AM1084 km674 miles585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanTue 5:34 AM1118 km695 miles604 nmNorth N

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