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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 15:00:00 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 15:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 132° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.05 meters/second, 1537.4 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 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' 05.9"0.11 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 30' 54.8"955.02 miwest0° 05' 55.2"6.79 misouth955.31 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.8"763.63 mieast2° 46' 13.8"190.51 misouth792.53 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 8:00 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:00 AM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:00 AM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
Mexicali *Mon 8:00 AM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 8:00 AM2381 km1479 miles1285 nmNorth-northeast NNE
San Francisco *Mon 8:00 AM2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 8:00 AM2509 km1559 miles1355 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sacramento *Mon 8:00 AM2519 km1565 miles1360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:00 AM2635 km1637 miles1423 nmNortheast NE
PhoenixMon 8:00 AM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNortheast NE

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