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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 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: 128° 50' 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"0.03 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.7"938.12 miwest0° 01' 15.6"1.45 minorth938.06 mi
24 hours11° 41' 20.4"755.60 mieast0° 03' 18.7"3.80 minorth755.47 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 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:20 AM1749 km1087 miles945 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:20 AM1793 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:20 AM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:20 AM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 5:20 AM1971 km1225 miles1064 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Fri 5:20 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:20 AM2016 km1253 miles1088 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Fri 5:20 AM2084 km1295 miles1125 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:20 AM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
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