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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 52' North, Longitude: 120° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.56 meters/second, 1510.4 km/hour, 938.5 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"938.21 miWest0° 01' 18.9"1.51 miNorth938.14 mi
24 hours11° 41' 15.2"755.57 miEast0° 04' 38.5"5.32 miNorth755.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloFri 4:46 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 4:46 AM1340 km833 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Fri 4:46 AM1357 km843 miles733 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 4:46 AM1401 km871 miles757 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Long Beach *Fri 4:46 AM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Fri 4:46 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Fri 5:46 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 4:46 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 4:46 AM1774 km1102 miles958 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:46 AM1796 km1116 miles970 nmEast E

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