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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: 45%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:37 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:09 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 13' North, Longitude: 108° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"992.14 miwest0° 10' 21.8"11.87 misouth992.45 mi
24 hours11° 20' 07.1"774.00 mieast4° 22' 43.9"300.91 misouth834.18 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoWed 7:34 AM1226 km762 miles662 nmNortheast NE
Puerto VallartaWed 7:34 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraWed 7:34 AM1368 km850 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 7:34 AM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
LeonWed 7:34 AM1492 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesWed 7:34 AM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanWed 6:34 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
San Luis PotosiWed 7:34 AM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzWed 7:34 AM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNortheast NE
GuatemalaWed 7:34 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmEast-northeast ENE

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