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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: 48%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.86 meters/second, 1536.7 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"954.65 miwest0° 05' 50.8"6.70 misouth954.94 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.6"763.47 mieast2° 44' 32.7"188.59 misouth791.88 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
HermosilloMon 7:10 AM1567 km974 miles846 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 8:10 AM1587 km986 miles857 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 7:10 AM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Mon 7:10 AM1660 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 7:10 AM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:10 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Mon 9:10 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:10 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 9:10 AM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 7:10 AM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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