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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 11:36:00 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 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 118° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.57 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' 52.1"938.23 miwest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 minorth938.17 mi
24 hours11° 41' 13.7"755.56 mieast0° 05' 02.1"5.77 minorth755.37 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 4:36 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 5:36 AM1242 km772 miles671 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Fri 4:36 AM1298 km807 miles701 nmNorth N
San Diego *Fri 4:36 AM1318 km819 miles711 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Fri 4:36 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmNorth N
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 6:36 AM1349 km838 miles728 nmEast E
Long Beach *Fri 4:36 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
TucsonFri 4:36 AM1448 km900 miles782 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:36 AM1461 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 4:36 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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