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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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 57' North, Longitude: 132° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.02 meters/second, 1519.3 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' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.80 miwest0° 03' 36.2"4.13 misouth943.99 mi
24 hours11° 40' 08.0"758.95 mieast1° 52' 34.0"129.05 misouth774.13 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 7:10 AM2064 km1283 miles1115 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 7:10 AM2068 km1285 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 7:10 AM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Sun 7:10 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 7:10 AM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Sun 7:10 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sacramento *Sun 7:10 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloSun 7:10 AM2382 km1480 miles1286 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 7:10 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixSun 7:10 AM2501 km1554 miles1350 nmNortheast NE
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