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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 12:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 53' North, Longitude: 138° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.38 meters/second, 1520.6 km/hour, 944.8 miles/hour or 821.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.75 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 11.8"944.59 miwest0° 03' 32.9"4.07 minorth944.42 mi
24 hours11° 35' 27.0"754.12 mieast0° 59' 16.0"67.96 minorth754.80 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluThu 2:10 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmWest W
San Jose *Thu 5:10 AM2503 km1556 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 5:10 AM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:10 AM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 5:10 AM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 5:10 AM2537 km1576 miles1370 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 5:10 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 2:10 AM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmSouthwest SW
Las Vegas *Thu 5:10 AM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloThu 5:10 AM2940 km1827 miles1588 nmEast-northeast ENE
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