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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 12' North, Longitude: 105° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.57 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.6 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"978.69 miwest0° 08' 48.0"10.08 misouth979.03 mi
24 hours11° 15' 07.8"757.90 mieast3° 49' 12.2"262.59 misouth807.14 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 AM732 km455 miles395 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaTue 6:36 AM822 km511 miles444 nmNorth N
GuadalajaraTue 6:36 AM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
LeonTue 6:36 AM975 km606 miles527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityTue 6:36 AM976 km607 miles527 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesTue 6:36 AM1020 km634 miles551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Luis PotosiTue 6:36 AM1106 km687 miles597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanTue 5:36 AM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth N
VeracruzTue 6:36 AM1207 km750 miles652 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaTue 6:36 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmEast E
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