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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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 129° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.52 meters/second, 1510.3 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.5 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' 01.2"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.6"938.19 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.44 minorth938.12 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.5"755.65 mieast0° 03' 16.1"3.75 minorth755.52 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 5:20 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:20 AM1767 km1098 miles954 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:20 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 5:20 AM1879 km1167 miles1014 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:20 AM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 5:20 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 5:20 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:20 AM2040 km1268 miles1102 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Fri 5:20 AM2093 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:20 AM2168 km1347 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
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