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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 14:04:00 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: 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
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 AM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 7:04 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 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 AM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 7:04 AM2226 km1383 miles1202 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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