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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 14:34:00 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 14:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 02' North, Longitude: 126° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.95 meters/second, 1537.0 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 829.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.92 miwest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.7"954.79 miwest0° 05' 52.8"6.74 misouth955.08 mi
24 hours11° 36' 22.4"763.52 mieast2° 45' 20.1"189.49 misouth792.16 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 7:34 AM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Diego *Mon 7:34 AM1862 km1157 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Los Angeles *Mon 7:34 AM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 7:34 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 7:34 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
Mazatlan *Mon 8:34 AM2136 km1327 miles1153 nmEast-northeast ENE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 7:34 AM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNorth N
PhoenixMon 7:34 AM2213 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 7:34 AM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth N
Las Vegas *Mon 7:34 AM2281 km1417 miles1231 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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