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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, November 6, 2012 at 12:34:00 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: 55%

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, November 6, 2012 at 12:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 104° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.55 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.1"978.59 miwest0° 08' 47.7"10.08 misouth978.93 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.8"757.82 mieast3° 49' 07.5"262.48 misouth807.03 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 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNortheast NE
ColimaTue 6:34 AM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth N
Puerto VallartaTue 6:34 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraTue 6:34 AM842 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
Mexico CityTue 6:34 AM920 km572 miles497 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 6:34 AM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoTue 6:34 AM964 km599 miles521 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaTue 6:34 AM972 km604 miles525 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 6:34 AM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiTue 6:34 AM1072 km666 miles579 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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