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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 Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 12:20:00 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: 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 AM1095 km681 miles591 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 km799 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 AM1393 km865 miles752 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Chihuahua *Sat 6:20 AM1405 km873 miles759 nmNortheast NE
Long Beach *Sat 5:20 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sat 7:20 AM1436 km892 miles775 nmEast E
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