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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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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 47%

Previous phaseThird QuarterMonday, October 8, 2012 at 7:34 AM
Next phaseNew MoonMonday, October 15, 2012 at 12:03 PM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 8, 2012 at 15:04:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 133° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 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"955.07 miwest0° 05' 55.6"6.79 misouth955.36 mi
24 hours11° 36' 18.1"763.65 mieast2° 46' 24.5"190.72 misouth792.60 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 8:04 AM2323 km1444 miles1254 nmNortheast NE
San Diego *Mon 8:04 AM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmNortheast NE
Los Angeles *Mon 8:04 AM2352 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
San Jose (USA) *Mon 8:04 AM2437 km1514 miles1316 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Mexicali *Mon 8:04 AM2446 km1520 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
San Francisco *Mon 8:04 AM2453 km1524 miles1325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HonoluluMon 5:04 AM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sacramento *Mon 8:04 AM2573 km1599 miles1389 nmNorth-northeast NNE
HermosilloMon 8:04 AM2620 km1628 miles1414 nmEast-northeast ENE
Las Vegas *Mon 8:04 AM2716 km1687 miles1466 nmNortheast NE

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