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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 14:20:00 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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' North, Longitude: 134° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 422.05 meters/second, 1519.4 km/hour, 944.1 miles/hour or 820.4 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' 03.5"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"943.79 miwest0° 03' 37.1"4.15 misouth943.98 mi
24 hours11° 40' 06.7"758.91 mieast1° 52' 54.0"129.42 misouth774.16 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 7:20 AM2227 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Sun 7:20 AM2229 km1385 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Sun 7:20 AM2238 km1390 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
San Jose *Sun 7:20 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Sun 7:20 AM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Sun 7:20 AM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmNortheast NE
Sacramento *Sun 7:20 AM2415 km1501 miles1304 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluSun 4:20 AM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmWest W
HermosilloSun 7:20 AM2581 km1604 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Sun 7:20 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmNortheast NE

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