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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 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 03' North, Longitude: 119° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.82 meters/second, 1576.1 km/hour, 979.4 miles/hour or 851.1 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' 51.5"979.19 miwest0° 08' 52.0"10.16 misouth979.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 09.0"758.31 mieast3° 50' 40.0"264.24 misouth808.03 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 6:34 AM1794 km1115 miles969 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraTue 7:34 AM1929 km1199 miles1042 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloTue 6:34 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 7:34 AM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
AcapulcoTue 7:34 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaTue 5:34 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth N
San DiegoTue 5:34 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth N
MexicaliTue 5:34 AM2211 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth N
Mexico CityTue 7:34 AM2302 km1430 miles1243 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 5:34 AM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth N

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