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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 7:51 PM
Next phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at 13:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 05' North, Longitude: 116° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.77 meters/second, 1576.0 km/hour, 979.3 miles/hour or 851.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.3"979.08 miwest0° 08' 51.3"10.14 misouth979.42 mi
24 hours11° 15' 08.8"758.22 mieast3° 50' 23.2"263.92 misouth807.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 6:24 AM1581 km982 miles854 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 7:24 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesTue 7:24 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNortheast NE
LeonTue 7:24 AM1852 km1151 miles1000 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 6:24 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AcapulcoTue 7:24 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Luis PotosiTue 7:24 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexico CityTue 7:24 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaTue 5:24 AM2155 km1339 miles1163 nmNorth N
MexicaliTue 5:24 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNorth N

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