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 symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun symbolizes the position of the sun.
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- The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC.
- The Sun's position is marked with this 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: . 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.
Fraction of moon illuminated: 76%
Position of the Moon
On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|Latitude: ||20° 52' ||North|
|Longitude: ||120° 53' ||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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.3"||0.03 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 52.1"||938.27 mi||west||0° 01' 18.7"||1.51 mi||north||938.20 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 15.5"||755.62 mi||east||0° 04' 35.9"||5.27 mi||north||755.45 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 4:46 AM||1348 km||838 miles||728 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 4:46 AM||1350 km||839 miles||729 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 4:46 AM||1364 km||848 miles||737 nm|| NNE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 4:46 AM||1411 km||877 miles||762 nm|| NNE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 4:46 AM||1484 km||922 miles||801 nm|| N|
|Mazatlan *||Fri 5:46 AM||1514 km||941 miles||818 nm|| ENE|
|Phoenix||Fri 4:46 AM||1643 km||1021 miles||887 nm|| NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 4:46 AM||1782 km||1107 miles||962 nm|| NNE|
|Guadalajara *||Fri 6:46 AM||1824 km||1134 miles||985 nm|| E|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 4:46 AM||1828 km||1136 miles||987 nm|| N|
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