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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 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° 00' 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"944.53 miwest0° 03' 33.0"4.07 minorth944.37 mi
24 hours11° 35' 26.6"754.07 mieast0° 59' 18.5"68.00 minorth754.75 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 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmWest W
San Jose *Thu 5:10 AM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Thu 5:10 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Thu 5:10 AM2503 km1555 miles1352 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Thu 5:10 AM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Thu 5:10 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Thu 5:10 AM2612 km1623 miles1411 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Thu 5:10 AM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Thu 5:10 AM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiFri 2:10 AM2898 km1801 miles1565 nmSouthwest SW
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