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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 Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 23:20:00 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: 10%

Previous phaseNew MoonThursday, March 22, 2012 at 2:39 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterFriday, March 30, 2012 at 7:42 PM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 23:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 36' North, Longitude: 134° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.62 meters/second, 1543.0 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"15.98 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 32' 14.8"958.51 miwest0° 06' 43.9"7.72 minorth958.24 mi
24 hours11° 15' 25.8"742.30 mieast2° 18' 57.0"159.28 minorth754.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sun 4:20 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 4:20 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 4:20 PM2423 km1506 miles1309 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sun 4:20 PM2501 km1554 miles1351 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 1:20 PM2505 km1556 miles1352 nmWest-northwest WNW
San Francisco *Sun 4:20 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 4:20 PM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sun 4:20 PM2637 km1638 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 4:20 PM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 4:20 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNortheast NE
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