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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 67%

Previous phaseFull MoonSunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:19 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 6, 2012 at 13:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 134° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.36 meters/second, 1509.7 km/hour, 938.1 miles/hour or 815.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.64 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.82 miwest0° 01' 12.3"1.38 misouth937.89 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.5"756.87 mieast0° 55' 53.7"64.09 misouth761.87 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 6:30 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 6:30 AM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sat 6:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 6:30 AM2182 km1356 miles1178 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 6:30 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 6:30 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sat 6:30 AM2314 km1438 miles1250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 3:30 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmWest W
Las Vegas *Sat 6:30 AM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 6:30 AM2521 km1567 miles1361 nmEast-northeast ENE
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