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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 5, 2012 at 13:28:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 54' North, Longitude: 145° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.45 meters/second, 1510.0 km/hour, 938.3 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' 51.0"937.96 miwest0° 01' 09.1"1.32 minorth937.90 mi
24 hours11° 41' 30.0"755.65 mieast0° 00' 39.0"0.75 minorth755.63 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HonoluluFri 3:28 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest W
KiritimatiSat 3:28 AM2479 km1540 miles1339 nmSouth-southwest SSW
San Francisco *Fri 6:28 AM2887 km1794 miles1559 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Fri 6:28 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmNortheast NE
MidwayFri 2:28 AM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmWest-northwest WNW
Las Vegas *Fri 6:28 AM3376 km2098 miles1823 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixFri 6:28 AM3553 km2207 miles1918 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloFri 6:28 AM3567 km2216 miles1926 nmEast-northeast ENE
Seattle *Fri 6:28 AM3610 km2243 miles1949 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Vancouver *Fri 6:28 AM3711 km2306 miles2004 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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