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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 Sunday, October 7, 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: 58%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 13:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 00' North, Longitude: 117° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.86 meters/second, 1518.7 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"943.37 miwest0° 03' 30.4"4.02 misouth943.56 mi
24 hours11° 40' 16.9"758.77 mieast1° 50' 16.9"126.42 misouth773.45 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Sun 7:10 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloSun 6:10 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Puerto Vallarta *Sun 8:10 AM1285 km799 miles694 nmEast E
Tijuana *Sun 6:10 AM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
San Diego *Sun 6:10 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Sun 6:10 AM1415 km880 miles764 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Sun 8:10 AM1482 km921 miles800 nmEast E
Los Angeles *Sun 6:10 AM1558 km968 miles841 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 6:10 AM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Sun 8:10 AM1596 km992 miles862 nmEast E
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