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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: 76%

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 Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 118° 28' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.3"0.03 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.1"938.30 miwest0° 01' 19.8"1.53 minorth938.23 mi
24 hours11° 41' 13.8"755.62 mieast0° 04' 59.5"5.72 minorth755.43 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 AM1182 km734 miles638 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Fri 5:36 AM1270 km789 miles685 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Fri 4:36 AM1301 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
San Diego *Fri 4:36 AM1320 km820 miles713 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Fri 4:36 AM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Fri 6:36 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmEast E
Long Beach *Fri 4:36 AM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Fri 4:36 AM1462 km908 miles789 nmNorth N
PhoenixFri 4:36 AM1531 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:36 AM1573 km977 miles849 nmEast E
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