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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 132° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.51 meters/second, 1510.2 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' 51.5"938.15 miwest0° 01' 14.0"1.41 minorth938.08 mi
24 hours11° 41' 22.9"755.66 mieast0° 02' 38.6"3.03 minorth755.56 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 5:36 AM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:36 AM2043 km1270 miles1103 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:36 AM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:36 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 5:36 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:36 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 5:36 AM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:36 AM2395 km1488 miles1293 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:36 AM2420 km1504 miles1307 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:36 AM2488 km1546 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
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