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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 83%
Position of the Moon
On Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||19° 51' ||North|
|Longitude: ||130° 03' ||West|
The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.48 meters/second, 1520.9 km/hour, 945.1 miles/hour or 821.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 31.1"||15.75 mi||west||0° 00' 03.5"||0.07 mi||north||15.75 mi|
|1 hour||14° 31' 12.4"||944.81 mi||west||0° 03' 36.0"||4.13 mi||north||944.64 mi|
|24 hours||11° 35' 15.5"||754.08 mi||east||1° 00' 33.2"||69.43 mi||north||754.85 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Thu 4:36 AM||1912 km||1188 miles||1033 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Thu 4:36 AM||1918 km||1191 miles||1035 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Thu 4:36 AM||1958 km||1216 miles||1057 nm|| NE|
|Mexicali *||Thu 4:36 AM||2029 km||1261 miles||1095 nm|| NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Thu 4:36 AM||2093 km||1301 miles||1130 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco *||Thu 4:36 AM||2118 km||1316 miles||1144 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Thu 4:36 AM||2183 km||1356 miles||1179 nm|| ENE|
|Sacramento *||Thu 4:36 AM||2233 km||1388 miles||1206 nm|| NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Thu 4:36 AM||2317 km||1440 miles||1251 nm|| NE|
|Phoenix||Thu 4:36 AM||2332 km||1449 miles||1259 nm|| NE|
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