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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.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

UTC time = Sunday, October 7, 2012 at 2:04:00 PM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 14:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 130° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.00 meters/second, 1519.2 km/hour, 944.0 miles/hour or 820.3 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' 45.5"943.69 miWest0° 03' 35.6"4.12 miSouth943.88 mi
24 hours11° 40' 09.2"758.88 miEast1° 52' 18.2"128.74 miSouth774.00 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 7:04 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 7:04 AM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 7:04 AM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Sun 7:04 AM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sun 7:04 AM2104 km1307 miles1136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 7:04 AM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 7:04 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Sun 7:04 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Sun 7:04 AM2342 km1456 miles1265 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 7:04 AM2366 km1470 miles1278 nmNortheast NE

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