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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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 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° 35' 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
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' 07.7"799.91 mieast4° 46' 01.9"327.55 misouth866.01 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 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraThu 8:34 AM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexico CityThu 8:34 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNortheast NE
MazatlanThu 7:34 AM2130 km1324 miles1150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AguascalientesThu 8:34 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VeracruzThu 8:34 AM2323 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
Galapagos IslandsThu 8:34 AM2521 km1566 miles1361 nmEast-southeast ESE
GuatemalaThu 8:34 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorThu 8:34 AM2655 km1649 miles1433 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloThu 7:34 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmNorth N

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