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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 12:36 AM
Next phaseNew MoonTuesday, November 13, 2012 at 10:08 PM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 9, 2012 at 15:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 20' South, Longitude: 114° 01' 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.72 miwest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.4"1003.47 miwest0° 12' 14.4"14.02 misouth1003.55 mi
24 hours12° 04' 44.8"835.51 mieast4° 55' 40.8"338.60 misouth900.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
AcapulcoFri 9:32 AM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNortheast NE
GuadalajaraFri 9:32 AM2597 km1613 miles1402 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Galapagos IslandsFri 9:32 AM2718 km1689 miles1468 nmEast E
Mexico CityFri 9:32 AM2723 km1692 miles1470 nmNortheast NE
Easter Island *Fri 10:32 AM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmSouth S
GuatemalaFri 9:32 AM3068 km1906 miles1657 nmEast-northeast ENE
San SalvadorFri 9:32 AM3146 km1955 miles1698 nmEast-northeast ENE
AdamstownFri 7:32 AM3239 km2013 miles1749 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HermosilloFri 8:32 AM3269 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth N
TegucigalpaFri 9:32 AM3354 km2084 miles1811 nmEast-northeast ENE

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