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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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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:00:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun 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: Moon 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.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 75%

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 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 138° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.48 meters/second, 1510.1 km/hour, 938.4 miles/hour or 815.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.4"938.03 miwest0° 01' 11.8"1.37 minorth937.97 mi
24 hours11° 41' 26.2"755.63 mieast0° 01' 44.8"2.00 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
HonoluluFri 3:00 AM2009 km1249 miles1085 nmWest W
San Francisco *Fri 6:00 AM2429 km1509 miles1311 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Fri 6:00 AM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:00 AM2468 km1534 miles1333 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:00 AM2487 km1546 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 6:00 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:00 AM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 6:00 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:00 AM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloFri 6:00 AM2916 km1812 miles1575 nmEast-northeast ENE

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