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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 14:20:00 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: 47%

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 14:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 03' North, Longitude: 122° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.6"954.67 miwest0° 05' 51.6"6.72 misouth954.95 mi
24 hours11° 36' 24.4"763.45 mieast2° 44' 51.0"188.93 misouth791.96 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tijuana *Mon 7:20 AM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 7:20 AM1714 km1065 miles925 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 7:20 AM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 7:20 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Mon 8:20 AM1798 km1117 miles971 nmEast-northeast ENE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:20 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PhoenixMon 7:20 AM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Guadalajara *Mon 9:20 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 7:20 AM2139 km1329 miles1155 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Mon 7:20 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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