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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 14:24:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 44%

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 14:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.76 meters/second, 1597.6 km/hour, 992.7 miles/hour or 862.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"992.53 miwest0° 10' 24.5"11.92 misouth992.84 mi
24 hours11° 20' 27.8"774.70 mieast4° 23' 41.4"302.00 misouth835.17 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MazatlanWed 7:24 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:24 AM2222 km1380 miles1200 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 8:24 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 8:24 AM2385 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 7:24 AM2417 km1502 miles1305 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:24 AM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaWed 6:24 AM2620 km1628 miles1414 nmNorth N
San DiegoWed 6:24 AM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth N
Los AngelesWed 6:24 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 7:24 AM2827 km1757 miles1526 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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