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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 14:30:00 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 14:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 125° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.93 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.0 miles/hour or 829.9 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' 54.7"954.76 miwest0° 05' 52.5"6.73 misouth955.04 mi
24 hours11° 36' 23.0"763.50 mieast2° 45' 11.8"189.33 misouth792.10 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 7:30 AM1804 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Mon 7:30 AM1816 km1128 miles980 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 7:30 AM1890 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 7:30 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:30 AM1905 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mazatlan *Mon 8:30 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-northeast ENE
PhoenixMon 7:30 AM2153 km1338 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 7:30 AM2163 km1344 miles1168 nmNorth N
San Francisco *Mon 7:30 AM2203 km1369 miles1190 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Mon 7:30 AM2236 km1390 miles1207 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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