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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: 57%

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 Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 13:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 120° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.89 meters/second, 1518.8 km/hour, 943.7 miles/hour or 820.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.4"943.44 miwest0° 03' 31.4"4.04 misouth943.62 mi
24 hours11° 40' 15.3"758.79 mieast1° 50' 41.8"126.90 misouth773.56 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloSun 6:20 AM1373 km853 miles741 nmNortheast NE
Tijuana *Sun 6:20 AM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sun 6:20 AM1443 km896 miles779 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Sun 7:20 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmEast-northeast ENE
Mexicali *Sun 6:20 AM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 6:20 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth N
PhoenixSun 6:20 AM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Sun 8:20 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmEast E
Las Vegas *Sun 6:20 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Sun 8:20 AM1874 km1164 miles1012 nmEast E

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