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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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:26:00 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: 76%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 115° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.2"938.26 miwest0° 01' 20.9"1.55 minorth938.19 mi
24 hours11° 41' 12.2"755.55 mieast0° 05' 25.5"6.22 minorth755.35 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Fri 5:26 AM1000 km621 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 4:26 AM1030 km640 miles556 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 6:26 AM1097 km682 miles593 nmEast E
Guadalajara *Fri 6:26 AM1293 km804 miles698 nmEast E
Tijuana *Fri 4:26 AM1299 km807 miles702 nmNorth N
Chihuahua *Fri 5:26 AM1304 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 4:26 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
San Diego *Fri 4:26 AM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth N
TucsonFri 4:26 AM1346 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Fri 6:26 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmEast E

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