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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 13:10:00 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 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 129° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.34 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' 42.9"937.72 miwest0° 01' 10.2"1.34 misouth937.78 mi
24 hours11° 42' 38.3"756.79 mieast0° 55' 04.4"63.14 misouth761.69 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 6:10 AM1768 km1098 miles954 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 6:10 AM1773 km1102 miles957 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 6:10 AM1813 km1126 miles979 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Sat 6:10 AM1885 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sat 6:10 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 6:10 AM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Oakland *Sat 6:10 AM1988 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSat 6:10 AM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Sat 6:10 AM2094 km1301 miles1130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sat 6:10 AM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmNortheast NE

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