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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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 135° 48' 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"937.83 miwest0° 01' 12.9"1.39 misouth937.90 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.2"756.87 mieast0° 56' 07.7"64.36 misouth761.91 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Los Angeles *Sat 6:36 AM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tijuana *Sat 6:36 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sat 6:36 AM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 3:36 AM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmWest W
Sacramento *Sat 6:36 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sat 6:36 AM2398 km1490 miles1295 nmNortheast NE
Las Vegas *Sat 6:36 AM2621 km1629 miles1415 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 6:36 AM2658 km1652 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
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