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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: 75%
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 13:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 54' North
Longitude: 138° 47' 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"938.09 miwest0° 01' 11.6"1.37 minorth938.03 mi
24 hours11° 41' 26.4"755.68 mieast0° 01' 42.2"1.95 minorth755.62 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 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmWest W
San Francisco *Fri 6:00 AM2445 km1519 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Fri 6:00 AM2446 km1520 miles1321 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:00 AM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Fri 6:00 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Fri 6:00 AM2513 km1561 miles1357 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Fri 6:00 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Fri 6:00 AM2651 km1647 miles1432 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Fri 6:00 AM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNortheast NE
KiritimatiSat 3:00 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmSouthwest SW
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