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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 12:36:00 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 12:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 121° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.31 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"937.65 miwest0° 01' 06.9"1.28 misouth937.71 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.5"756.76 mieast0° 53' 44.8"61.62 misouth761.48 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sat 5:36 AM1345 km836 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 5:36 AM1356 km842 miles732 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 5:36 AM1361 km846 miles735 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 5:36 AM1410 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Long Beach *Sat 5:36 AM1452 km902 miles784 nmNorth N
Los Angeles *Sat 5:36 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N
Mazatlan *Sat 6:36 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 5:36 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sat 5:36 AM1779 km1105 miles961 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 5:36 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
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