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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: 8%

Previous phaseNew MoonSunday, May 20, 2012 at 11:48 PM
Next phaseFirst QuarterMonday, May 28, 2012 at 8:18 PM

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, May 23, 2012 at 23:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 36' North, Longitude: 132° 43' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.02 meters/second, 1512.1 km/hour, 939.6 miles/hour or 816.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"15.66 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 misouth15.66 mi
1 hour14° 30' 15.5"939.24 miwest0° 03' 46.0"4.32 misouth939.44 mi
24 hours11° 50' 05.4"766.46 mieast1° 57' 41.2"134.92 misouth782.92 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Wed 4:08 PM2045 km1270 miles1104 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Wed 4:08 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Wed 4:08 PM2063 km1282 miles1114 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Wed 4:08 PM2131 km1324 miles1151 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Wed 4:08 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Wed 4:08 PM2172 km1349 miles1173 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Wed 4:08 PM2267 km1409 miles1224 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloWed 4:08 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Wed 4:08 PM2427 km1508 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixWed 4:08 PM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
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