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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 14:10:00 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 14:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 120° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.85 meters/second, 1536.7 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
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.91 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.4"954.58 miwest0° 05' 50.7"6.70 misouth954.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 25.8"763.41 mieast2° 44' 30.3"188.54 misouth791.81 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 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 8:10 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tijuana *Mon 7:10 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth N
San Diego *Mon 7:10 AM1655 km1028 miles893 nmNorth N
Mexicali *Mon 7:10 AM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:10 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth N
Guadalajara *Mon 9:10 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:10 AM1895 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Aguascalientes *Mon 9:10 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
Leon *Mon 9:10 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmEast-northeast ENE
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