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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: 83%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 50' North, Longitude: 126° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.52 meters/second, 1521.1 km/hour, 945.2 miles/hour or 821.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.6"944.84 miwest0° 03' 37.4"4.16 minorth944.67 mi
24 hours11° 35' 09.9"754.01 mieast1° 01' 09.4"70.12 minorth754.81 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Thu 4:20 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Thu 4:20 AM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Thu 4:20 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Thu 4:20 AM1775 km1103 miles959 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 4:20 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Thu 4:20 AM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Thu 4:20 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth N
PhoenixThu 4:20 AM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Thu 5:20 AM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Thu 4:20 AM2103 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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