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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: 34%

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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 14:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 43' North, Longitude: 105° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.62 meters/second, 1611.4 km/hour, 1001.3 miles/hour or 870.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.8"1001.18 miwest0° 11' 32.1"13.21 misouth1001.40 mi
24 hours11° 35' 43.7"799.35 mieast4° 45' 43.3"327.20 misouth865.41 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 8:08 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:08 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuadalajaraThu 8:08 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNorth N
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:08 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmEast-southeast ESE
LeonThu 8:08 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 8:08 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 8:08 AM1918 km1192 miles1035 nmNorth N
GuatemalaThu 8:08 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmNortheast NE
San Luis PotosiThu 8:08 AM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Santa AnaThu 8:08 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmEast-northeast ENE

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