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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 13:36:00 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 13:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 55' North, Longitude: 135° 32' 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"15.63 miwest0° 00' 01.1"0.02 misouth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 42.9"937.77 miwest0° 01' 12.7"1.39 misouth937.83 mi
24 hours11° 42' 37.2"756.82 mieast0° 56' 05.2"64.31 misouth761.85 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 AM2237 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sat 6:36 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sat 6:36 AM2241 km1393 miles1210 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sat 6:36 AM2247 km1397 miles1214 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sat 6:36 AM2255 km1401 miles1217 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSat 3:36 AM2318 km1441 miles1252 nmWest W
Mexicali *Sat 6:36 AM2375 km1476 miles1283 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sat 6:36 AM2377 km1477 miles1283 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sat 6:36 AM2601 km1616 miles1405 nmNortheast NE
HermosilloSat 6:36 AM2633 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
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