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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 Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:00:00 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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:35 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:04 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 05' North, Longitude: 117° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.81 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.8 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"954.49 miwest0° 05' 49.8"6.68 misouth954.78 mi
24 hours11° 36' 27.2"763.37 mieast2° 44' 09.6"188.14 misouth791.67 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mazatlan *Mon 8:00 AM1329 km826 miles717 nmEast-northeast ENE
Puerto Vallarta *Mon 9:00 AM1365 km848 miles737 nmEast-northeast ENE
HermosilloMon 7:00 AM1409 km876 miles761 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 9:00 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 7:00 AM1604 km996 miles866 nmNorth N
San Diego *Mon 7:00 AM1623 km1009 miles876 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Mon 7:00 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth N
Aguascalientes *Mon 9:00 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Mon 9:00 AM1738 km1080 miles938 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:00 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth N

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