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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 105° 20' 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"978.61 miwest0° 08' 47.9"10.08 misouth978.95 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.8"757.84 mieast3° 49' 10.5"262.54 misouth807.06 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoTue 6:36 AM708 km440 miles382 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaTue 6:36 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraTue 6:36 AM853 km530 miles461 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 6:36 AM956 km594 miles516 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 6:36 AM963 km598 miles520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 6:36 AM1011 km628 miles546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa María HuatulcoTue 6:36 AM1014 km630 miles548 nmEast-northeast ENE
OaxacaTue 6:36 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiTue 6:36 AM1094 km680 miles590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanTue 5:36 AM1115 km693 miles602 nmNorth N

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