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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Friday, October 5, 2012 at 12:36:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 53' North, Longitude: 132° 42' 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"938.08 miWest0° 01' 14.0"1.42 miNorth938.02 mi
24 hours11° 41' 22.6"755.61 miEast0° 02' 41.1"3.08 miNorth755.51 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 AM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 5:36 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 5:36 AM2037 km1266 miles1100 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Fri 5:36 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Fri 5:36 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Fri 5:36 AM2149 km1335 miles1160 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 5:36 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloFri 5:36 AM2371 km1473 miles1280 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Fri 5:36 AM2402 km1492 miles1297 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 5:36 AM2466 km1532 miles1331 nmNortheast NE

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