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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: 24%

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 Friday, November 9, 2012 at 15:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 19' South, Longitude: 112° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.5"1003.47 miwest0° 12' 14.3"14.02 misouth1003.56 mi
24 hours12° 04' 37.7"835.37 mieast4° 55' 40.5"338.60 misouth900.25 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoFri 9:28 AM2364 km1469 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 9:28 AM2537 km1577 miles1370 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 9:28 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 9:28 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth-northeast NNE
GuatemalaFri 9:28 AM2953 km1835 miles1595 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 10:28 AM2985 km1855 miles1612 nmSouth S
San SalvadorFri 9:28 AM3027 km1881 miles1634 nmEast-northeast ENE
TegucigalpaFri 9:28 AM3234 km2009 miles1746 nmEast-northeast ENE
ManaguaFri 9:28 AM3238 km2012 miles1748 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 8:28 AM3257 km2024 miles1759 nmNorth N
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