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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 2:34:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 38' North, Longitude: 111° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 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' 22.9"1001.29 miWest0° 11' 33.1"13.23 miSouth1001.51 mi
24 hours11° 36' 06.6"799.89 miEast4° 46' 01.2"327.54 miSouth865.99 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoThu 8:34 AM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 8:34 AM1972 km1225 miles1065 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:34 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 7:34 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 8:34 AM2142 km1331 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 8:34 AM2305 km1432 miles1244 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:34 AM2492 km1548 miles1345 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaThu 8:34 AM2531 km1573 miles1367 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 8:34 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 7:34 AM2706 km1682 miles1461 nmNorth N

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