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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 13:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 02' North, Longitude: 121° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.86 meters/second, 1576.3 km/hour, 979.5 miles/hour or 851.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.32 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.5"979.28 miwest0° 08' 52.5"10.17 misouth979.62 mi
24 hours11° 15' 09.3"758.38 mieast3° 50' 53.4"264.50 misouth808.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanTue 6:44 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloTue 6:44 AM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraTue 7:44 AM2138 km1329 miles1155 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaTue 5:44 AM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San DiegoTue 5:44 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MexicaliTue 5:44 AM2266 km1408 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesTue 7:44 AM2287 km1421 miles1235 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los AngelesTue 5:44 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmNorth N
AcapulcoTue 7:44 AM2389 km1485 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixTue 6:44 AM2468 km1533 miles1332 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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