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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: 44%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, November 7, 2012 at 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.77 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 misouth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"992.61 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 misouth992.92 mi
24 hours11° 20' 28.1"774.77 mieast4° 23' 42.5"302.05 misouth835.26 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 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraWed 8:24 AM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
AcapulcoWed 8:24 AM2391 km1485 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
AguascalientesWed 8:24 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloWed 7:24 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityWed 8:24 AM2572 km1598 miles1389 nmEast-northeast ENE
TijuanaWed 6:24 AM2624 km1630 miles1417 nmNorth N
San DiegoWed 6:24 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth N
Los AngelesWed 6:24 AM2777 km1725 miles1499 nmNorth N
PhoenixWed 7:24 AM2836 km1762 miles1531 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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