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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 12:26:00 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 12:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 118° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.30 meters/second, 1509.5 km/hour, 938.0 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"937.63 miWest0° 01' 05.8"1.26 miSouth937.69 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.7"756.75 miEast0° 53' 21.3"61.18 miSouth761.42 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSat 5:26 AM1185 km736 miles640 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sat 6:26 AM1281 km796 miles692 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Sat 5:26 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sat 5:26 AM1314 km816 miles709 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sat 5:26 AM1334 km829 miles720 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Sat 7:26 AM1391 km865 miles751 nmEast E
Long Beach *Sat 5:26 AM1425 km885 miles769 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Sat 5:26 AM1454 km904 miles785 nmNorth N
PhoenixSat 5:26 AM1529 km950 miles826 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sat 7:26 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast E

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