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 12:20:00 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 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
|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:
|Time||Longitude difference||Latitude difference||Total|
|1 minute||0° 14' 30.8"||15.64 mi||west||0° 00' 01.2"||0.02 mi||north||15.64 mi|
|1 hour||14° 30' 51.6"||938.19 mi||west||0° 01' 15.6"||1.44 mi||north||938.12 mi|
|24 hours||11° 41' 20.5"||755.65 mi||east||0° 03' 16.1"||3.75 mi||north||755.52 mi|
Locations with the moon near zenith
The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.
|Tijuana *||Fri 5:20 AM||1762 km||1095 miles||951 nm|| NE|
|San Diego *||Fri 5:20 AM||1767 km||1098 miles||954 nm|| NE|
|Los Angeles *||Fri 5:20 AM||1808 km||1124 miles||976 nm|| NE|
|Mexicali *||Fri 5:20 AM||1879 km||1167 miles||1014 nm|| NE|
|San Jose (USA) *||Fri 5:20 AM||1953 km||1213 miles||1054 nm|| NNE|
|San Francisco *||Fri 5:20 AM||1979 km||1230 miles||1069 nm|| NNE|
|Oakland *||Fri 5:20 AM||1988 km||1235 miles||1073 nm|| NNE|
|Hermosillo||Fri 5:20 AM||2040 km||1268 miles||1102 nm|| ENE|
|Sacramento *||Fri 5:20 AM||2093 km||1301 miles||1130 nm|| NNE|
|Las Vegas *||Fri 5:20 AM||2168 km||1347 miles||1170 nm|| NE|
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