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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 11:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at 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:

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"938.27 miwest0° 01' 18.7"1.51 minorth938.20 mi
24 hours11° 41' 15.5"755.62 mieast0° 04' 35.9"5.27 minorth755.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Fri 4:46 AM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 4:46 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 4:46 AM1364 km848 miles737 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 4:46 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Fri 4:46 AM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Fri 5:46 AM1514 km941 miles818 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixFri 4:46 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 4:46 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Fri 6:46 AM1824 km1134 miles985 nmEast E
San Jose (USA) *Fri 4:46 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth N
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