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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 12:46:00 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 12:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 56' North, Longitude: 123° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.32 meters/second, 1509.6 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
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 43.1"937.67 miwest0° 01' 07.8"1.30 misouth937.73 mi
24 hours11° 42' 39.0"756.77 mieast0° 54' 08.3"62.07 misouth761.54 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 5:46 AM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sat 5:46 AM1447 km899 miles781 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 5:46 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sat 5:46 AM1541 km958 miles832 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 5:46 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Sat 6:46 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSat 5:46 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 5:46 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Sat 5:46 AM1868 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 5:46 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmNorth N

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