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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 3:20 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 13:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 59' North, Longitude: 123° 20' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.2 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"943.51 miwest0° 03' 32.8"4.07 misouth943.70 mi
24 hours11° 40' 13.5"758.82 mieast1° 51' 10.8"127.45 misouth773.69 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Sun 6:34 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Sun 6:34 AM1540 km957 miles831 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 6:34 AM1605 km998 miles867 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Sun 6:34 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Sun 6:34 AM1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Sun 7:34 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixSun 6:34 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sun 6:34 AM1929 km1198 miles1041 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Sun 6:34 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 6:34 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmNorth N
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