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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 Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 17:36:00 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: 18%

Previous phaseThird QuarterWednesday, July 11, 2012 at 1:49 AM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, July 19, 2012 at 4:26 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, July 14, 2012 at 17:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 136° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.71 meters/second, 1510.9 km/hour, 938.9 miles/hour or 815.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"938.51 miwest0° 03' 08.5"3.60 minorth938.35 mi
24 hours11° 48' 09.7"763.29 mieast0° 48' 17.1"55.37 minorth763.24 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluSat 7:36 AM2214 km1375 miles1195 nmWest W
San Jose *Sat 10:36 AM2316 km1439 miles1250 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 10:36 AM2320 km1442 miles1253 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 10:36 AM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 10:36 AM2331 km1448 miles1258 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sat 10:36 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sat 10:36 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 10:36 AM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 10:36 AM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 10:36 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmEast-northeast ENE
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