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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 Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 14:28:00 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: 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 14:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' North, Longitude: 109° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.2"1001.26 miwest0° 11' 32.8"13.22 misouth1001.48 mi
24 hours11° 36' 01.3"799.77 mieast4° 45' 57.1"327.46 misouth865.85 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 8:28 AM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 8:28 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:28 AM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmNortheast NE
AguascalientesThu 8:28 AM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MazatlanThu 7:28 AM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth N
VeracruzThu 8:28 AM2190 km1361 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:28 AM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaThu 8:28 AM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 8:28 AM2479 km1541 miles1339 nmEast-northeast ENE
BelmopanThu 8:28 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmEast-northeast ENE
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