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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 = Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 67%

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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 117° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 937.9 miles/hour or 815.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"937.62 miWest0° 01' 05.2"1.25 miSouth937.68 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.9"756.75 miEast0° 53' 07.4"60.91 miSouth761.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSat 5:20 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Sat 6:20 AM1135 km705 miles613 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 7:20 AM1240 km771 miles670 nmEast E
Tijuana *Sat 5:20 AM1285 km798 miles694 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sat 5:20 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sat 5:20 AM1308 km813 miles706 nmNorth N
TucsonSat 5:20 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Chihuahua *Sat 6:20 AM1407 km874 miles759 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Sat 5:20 AM1427 km887 miles770 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 7:20 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E

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